This important volume focuses on the connection of nutrition to science, exploring the major aspects from a real-world point of view. The book begins with a fascinating overview of the history of nutrition, bringing it current to today. It thoroughly examines how science has improved our understanding of how food impacts human health and how science has used that new information to improve human n...
Series: Nutrition: a Global View (Book 3)
Library Binding: 112 pages
Publisher: AlphaHouse Publishing; 1st edition (September 1, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 0.2 x 9.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 19685280
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This is a fantastically written book that is very informational on nutrition. I used it to for a school report and it was so helpful. I would definitely buy another book by this author....
ey elements are covered in easily accessible language, including understanding how the digestive system works, identifying nutrients the body needs and how it is affected when they are deficient, how new developments and techniques in food technology and agricultural science have changed and sometimes improved the nutritional quality of food and nutritional supplements, and how science has shown us that eating natural foods can be highly beneficial after all. Nutrition & Science uses an abundance of special features to capture the interest of students: * over 60 full-color photos and illustrations * ask the expert sections, providing real * find out more sections, directing readers to additional resources * glossaries of terms at the beginning of each chapter, reinforcing important terms * real-life stories and events, providing examples to reinforce the text * excerpts from primary sources, modeling document-based questions and answers, providing cross-curriculum links. Nutrition & Science provides a unique global perspective that informs and challenges students to think about nutrition in new ways.