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Nutrition is an active science, and staying current is paramount. To that end, the second Canadian edition of Understanding Nutrition builds on the science of previous U.S. editions as well as the first Canadian edition with the latest in nutrition research. The second Canadian edition presents the core information of an introductory nutrition course. The early chapters introduce the nutrients and their work in the body, and the later chapters apply that information to people?s lives ? describing the role of foods and nutrients in energy balance and weight control, in physical activity, in the life cycle, in disease prevention, in food safety, and in hunger. The mission of this text is to reveal the fascination of science in nutrition and provide readers with an understanding of nutrition so that they can make healthy choices in their daily lives.

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Genre: Nutrition
Author: Eleanor Noss Whitney
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Release: 2015-02-28
File: 736 Pages
ISBN-13: 0176531548

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This best-selling introductory nutrition text in colleges and universities has been used by more than one million students! UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION provides accurate, reliable information through its clear writing, dynamic visuals, and integrated study aids, all of which engage and teach students the basic concepts and applications of nutrition. This comprehensive text includes up-to-date coverage of the newest research and emerging issues in nutrition. The pedagogical features of the text, as well as the authors' approachable style, help to make complex topics easily understandable for students. From its stunningly restyled and refined art program to the market-leading resources that accompany this text, UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION connects with its readers and continues to set the standards for texts used in the course.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Eleanor Noss Whitney
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release: 2005
File: 960 Pages
ISBN-13: 0534622267

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Building upon Ellie Whitney and Sharon Rady Rolfes’ classic text, this third Australian and New Zealand edition of Understanding Nutrition is a practical and engaging introduction to the core principles of nutrition. A thorough introductory guide, this text will equip students with the knowledge and skills required to optimise health and wellbeing. With its focus on Australia and New Zealand, the text incorporates current nutrition guidelines, recommendations and public health nutrition issues relevant to those studying and working in nutrition in this region of the world.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Eleanor Whitney
Publisher: Cengage AU
Release: 2017-01-01
File: 848 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780170366670

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Publisher: Nelson Education
Release:
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9780176728632

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Ellie Whitney grew up in New York City, was educated at Harvard and Washington universities, and has lived in Tallahassee since 1970. She has taught at Florida State and Florida A & M universities Bruce Means grew up in Alaska, has a Ph. D. in biology from the Florida State University, and is president of the Coastal Plains Institute and Land Conservancy Anne Rudloe has a Ph. D. in biology from Florida State University. She and her husband Jack Rudloe live in Panacea, Florida, where they run the Gulf Specimen Marine Laboratory.

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Genre: Nature
Author: Eleanor Noss Whitney
Publisher: Pineapple Press Inc
Release: 2004
File: 423 Pages
ISBN-13: 1561643084

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Understanding Food Systems: Agriculture, Food Science, and Nutrition in the United States explores the complex and evolving system from which the United States gets its food. From farm, to home, and everything in-between, the authors use a scientific perspective that explains the fundamentals of agricultural production, food science, and human nutrition that will guide readers through the issues that shape our food system, including political, societal, environmental, economic, and ethical concerns. Presenting the role and impact of technology, from production to processing and safety, to cultural and consumer behavior perspectives, the book also explores the link between food systems and the history of nutrients and diet patterns, and how these influence disease occurrence. Current topics of concern and debate, including the correlations between food systems and diet-related diseases, such as obesity and diabetes are explored, as are the history and current status of food insecurity and accessibility. Throughout the text, readers are exposed to current topics that play important roles in personal food choices and how they influence components of the food system. Presents the evolution of the US food system, from historical beginnings, to current consumer and political roles and responsibilities Provides farm to fork insights on production and consumption practices in the United States Explores complex topics in call-out boxes throughout the text to help readers understand the various perspectives on controversial topics

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Ruth MacDonald
Publisher: Academic Press
Release: 2017-05-25
File: 372 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780128044858

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UNDERSTANDING FOOD: PRINCIPLES AND PREPARATION is a best-selling food fundamentals text ideal for an undergraduate course that covers the basic elements of food preparation, food service, and food science. Contemporary and comprehensive in coverage, it introduces students to the variety of aspects associated with food preparation. The Fifth Edition thoroughly explores the science of food through core material on food selection and evaluation, food safety, and food chemistry. Food preparation, classification, composition, selection, purchasing, and storage for a range of traditional food items are discussed, and the various aspects of food service are covered: meal planning, basic food preparation, equipment, food preservation, and government regulations. A rich illustration and photo program and unique pedagogical features make the information easily understandable and interesting to students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Amy Brown
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2014-02-26
File: 704 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781285954493

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Used by more than one million students, Ellie Whitney and Sharon Rady Rolfes’ UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION is THE best-selling introductory nutrition text on the market today! While maintaining the stellar quality and support that discerning instructors demand for the majors course, the new Twelfth Edition takes UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION to a new level with an emphasis on active learning, assignable content, and integrated resources that support instructors’ course objectives and students’ future career opportunities. From its beautiful and carefully developed art program to its strong science base, contemporary coverage, and market-leading supplements, the Twelfth Edition of UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION connects with its readers and continues to set the standard for texts in this market. This text includes 20 chapters beginning with core nutrition topics; such as, diet planning, macronutrients, vitamins and minerals, and following with chapters on diet and health, fitness, life span nutrition, food safety, and world hunger. Praised for its consistent level, approachable narrative, and careful explanations of key topics, UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION connects with students--engaging them as it teaches the basic concepts and applications of nutrition. Take a fresh look at UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Medical
Author: Eleanor Whitney
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2010-01-01
File: 960 Pages
ISBN-13: 0538734655

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Understanding Nutrition is a practical and engaging introduction to the core principles of nutrition. Building upon Ellie Whitney and Sharon Rady RolfesOCO classic text, this second Australian and New Zealand edition equips students to optimise health and wellbeing. With its focus on Australia and New Zealand, the text incorporates current nutrition guidelines, recommendations and public health nutrition issues relevant to this region of the world.This textbook is praised for consistent level and readability, and careful explanations of all key topics (including energy metabolism and other complex processes). It opens with core nutrition topics, such as diet planning, macronutrients, vitamins and minerals, and follows with chapters on diet and health, fitness, life span nutrition and food safety.This book that connects with students - engaging them as it teaches them the basic concepts and applications of nutrition. Only available for Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea. Available in those regions for individual purchase on cengagebrain.com."

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Genre: Medical
Author: Eleanor Noss Whitney
Publisher:
Release: 2013
File: 774 Pages
ISBN-13: 0170356337

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UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, 11e, explores the latest approaches to nutrition and nutritional therapy, along with their practical applications. Starting with normal nutrition, chapters introduce nutrients and their physiological impacts, as well as recommended guidelines for good health and preventing disease. Later chapters explore clinical nutrition, including pathophysiology and dietary changes for treating a variety of medical conditions. Known for its easily digestible narrative, UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, 11e, also presents features that help you use nutrition concepts from the chapters to improve your own health or prepare for a clinical career. In-book features add to your skills and understanding with step-by-step “How To” discussions, case studies, end-of-chapter questions, and “Highlight” sections that depict the world of nutrition through a provocative lens. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Health & Fitness
Author: Sharon Rady Rolfes
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2016-12-05
File: 1152 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781337098069

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