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Understanding Nutrition

ISBN-10: 1133108539

ISBN-13: 9781133108535

Edition: 12th 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Eleanor Noss(Eleanor Noss Whitney) Whitney, Sharon Rady Rolfes

List price: $299.95
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This best-selling introductory nutrition text is praised for its approachable narrative, engaging presentation, and careful explanations. Updated to include a laminated supplement with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010, and Healthy People 2020, the Twelfth Edition of Whitney and Rolfes' UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION takes the study of nutrition to a new level with an emphasis on active learning, assignable content, and integrated resources. 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. UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION connects with students--engaging them as it teaches the basic concepts and applications of nutrition. Take a fresh look at UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION.
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Book details

List price: $299.95
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 4/28/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 960
Size: 9.00" wide x 10.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 6.028
Language: English

Sharon Rady Rolfes is a registered dietician nutritionist and a founding member of Nutrition and Health Associates, an information resource center that maintains a research database on more than 1,000 nutrition-related topics. She has taught at Florida State University and coauthored several other college textbooks, including UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, 10th EDITION. In addition to writing, she serves as a consultant for various educational projects, and volunteers on the board of Working Well, a community initiative dedicated to creating a healthy workforce. A member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Ms. Rady Rolfes received her MS in nutrition and food science from Florida State University.