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Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies

Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies - 11th edition

ISBN13: 978-0495390657

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ISBN13: 978-0495390657
ISBN10: 0495390658
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 11TH 08
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2008
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ISBN13: 978-0495390657

Frances Sizer

ISBN13: 978-0495390657
ISBN10: 0495390658
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 11TH 08
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc

Published: 2008
International: No
Summary

This best-selling text offers all of the information you need to understand the basic principles of nutrition through premium content, trend setting technology, and superior learning resources, all designed to make learning easy and interesting. The text includes lots of examples that help bring concepts into perspective and figures, many also made into animations, that help bring them to life. Open a chapter to see the ''Do you ever...'' sections, which include interesting questions that you may wonder about, but not know the answer. The integrated ''Key Point'' sections recap section material to ensure you have captured the main points before moving on to the next ones. There are also end-of-chapter ''Controversies'' that highlight current research on emerging topics, like diabetes and vitamin supplements. Plus, beyond the pages of the text, there is a new ThomsonNOW web site that includes review questions, a personalized study plan, animations, and a bunch of other study tools. Whether looking for a text full of up-to-date information, a text that is enjoyable to read, or a text that offers a variety of learning tools to help you succeed in the course, NUTRITION CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES is the text for you!

Author Bio

Frances Sizer
Frances Sizer, M.S., RD, FADA, is certified as a charter Fellow of the American Dietetic Association. She is also a founding member and vice president of Nutrition and Health Associates, a Florida-based information and resource center that maintains an online bibliographic database tracking system that conducts research in more than 1,000 topic areas of nutrition. In addition to the best-selling NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES, Sizer was a primary author of the first ever instructional and animated NUTRITION INTERACTIVE CD-ROM (Cengage Wadsworth). Her previous publications include NUTRITION CLINICS, a monograph series for health professionals, and the college text THE FITNESS TRIAD: MOTIVATION, TRAINING, AND NUTRITION. In addition to writing, enjoying her family, and schooling her horse in dressage, Sizer is also an active board member of ECHO, a local hunger and homelessness relief organization in her community. Sizer received her B.S. and M.S. in nutrition from Florida State University.

Ellie Whitney
Ellie Whitney, Ph.D., received her B.A. in biology from Radcliffe College in 1960 and her Ph.D. in biology from Washington University, St. Louis, in 1970. Formerly on the faculty at Florida State University and a dietitian registered with the American Dietetic Association, she now devotes all her time to research, writing, and consulting in nutrition, health, and environmental issues. Her earlier publications include articles in SCIENCE, GENETICS, and other journals. Her textbooks include NUTRITION CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES; UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION; UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION; NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY; and NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE, all with Wadsworth. She also recently co-authored PRICELESS FLORIDA (Pineapple Press), a comprehensive text examining the ecosystems in her home state. Her additional interests include energy conservation, solar energy use, alternatively fueled vehicles, and ecosystem restoration.

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