The 2nd edition of Visualizing Nutrition, expands upon the 1st introductory issue and continues to provide valuable information on central issues of nutritional science in a visual approach. The text includes critical topics of nutrition, to help readers understand the topics through demonstration of their relevance to their personal life. The material provides decision-making skills needed to navigate the myriad of choices readers face in promoting good health and preventing disease.
Visualizing Nutrition's critical thinking approach and a solid underpinning of the process of science empowers readers to be knowledgeable consumers when faced with diverse information about emerging diseases such a SARS, biotech foods and gene therapy. As they apply the thought processes and decision-making skills learned throughout the course, they come to understand that there are not "good" foods and "bad" foods, but rather that each choice is only part of an overall healthy diet and that it is the sum of those choices that determines good nutrition. The premier art program, interactive components, and applicable content, make this a sure winner in sharing ones passion for Nutrition.
Visualizing Nutrition, 3e is intended for a one-term course in introductory Nutrition taught at both two- and four-year schools. Visualizing Nutrition, 3e offers students a valuable opportunity to identify and connect the central issues of nutritional science in a visual approach. As students explore the critical topics of nutrition, they create a desire to understand the topics through demonstration of their relevance to the reader?s personal life. The material provides students with the decision-making skills needed throughout their lifespan to navigate the myriad of choices they will face in promoting their good health and in preventing disease. Visualizing Nutrition?s critical thinking approach and a solid underpinning of the process of science empowers students to be knowledgeable consumers when faced with decisions about what to eat. The premier art program, interactive components, and applicable content, make this a sure winner in sharing ones passion for Nutrition and engaging students.
Nutrition is a topic of wide interest and importance. In spite of growing understanding of the underlying biochemistry, and health campaigns such as 'five-a-day', increasing obesity and reported food allergies and eating disorders, as well as the widely advertised 'supposed' benefits of food supplements mean that a clear explanation of the basic principles of a healthy diet are vital. In this Very Short Introduction, David Bender explains the basic elements of food, the balance between energy intake and exercise, the problems of over- and under-nutrition, and raises the question of safety of nutritional supplements.