Personal Nutrition.

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Cengage Learning, Dec 19, 2008 - Health & Fitness - 624 pages
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PERSONAL NUTRITION, 7th Edition, helps you acquire the skills and knowledge you need to become a savvy evaluator of the nutrition issues and controversies you will encounter throughout your life. Presented in a vibrant design with clarifying figures, many

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I read this textbook for my Nutrition and Wellness Consultant certification course. It's a great resource for anyone who is interested in learning more about nutrition and how our body is influenced by food and exercise. Read full review


The Basics of Understanding Nutrition
The Pursuit of a Healthy Diet
Anatomy for Nutritions Sake
The Carbohydrates Sugar Starch and Fiber
The Lipids Fats and Oils
The Proteins and Amino Acids
The Vitamins Minerals and Water A Functional Approach
Impact of Fluids and Beverages on Nutritional Health
The Life Cycle Conception through the Later Years
Food Safety and the Global Food Supply
Aids to Calculations and the Food Exchange Lists for Diabetes
Canadian Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines
Chapter Notes
Answers to In Review Questions
Table of Food Composition

Weight Management
Nutrition and Fitness

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Dr. Marie Boyle received her B.A. in psychology from the University of Southern Maine and her M.S. and Ph.D. in nutrition from Florida State University. She is author of PERSONAL NUTRITION and coauthor of COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION: AN ENTREPRENEURIAL APPROACH. Dr. Boyle is a professor of nutrition, chairperson of the Foods and Nutrition Department, and director of the Graduate Program in Nutrition at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, New Jersey. She also teaches online distance courses in public health nutrition for the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Her other professional activities include membership in the American Public Health Association, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, as well as serving as an author and reviewer for the latter two organizations. She coauthored the current position paper of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on Food and Nutrition Security in Developing Nations, and serves as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition from Taylor & Francis Publishers.

Dr. Sara Long is an Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Science, Food and Nutrition at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, and is the Director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics. Her areas of specialty are medical nutrition therapy, nutrition education, and food and nutrition assessment. She received her Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University- Carbondale and is also a licensed dietician in Illinois. Sara Anderson is the author of several other texts, including Wadsworth's PERSONAL NUTRITION, Sixth Edition (2007), co-authored with Dr. Marie A. Boyle; MEDICAL NUTRITION THERAPY: A CASE STUDY APPROACH, Second Edition (2004), co-authored with Dr. Marcia Nahikian Nelms; and the new UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION THERAPY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, First Edition (2007), co-authored with Dr. Marcia Nahikian Nelms and Dr. Kathleen Sucher.

SARA LONG ROTH, PhD, RD, is Professor in the Department of Animal Science, Food and Nutrition and Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Prior to obtaining her PhD in health education, she practiced as a clinical dietitian for 11 years. Her specialty areas are medical nutrition therapy, nutrition education, and food and nutrition assessment. She is an active leader in national, state, and district dietetic association's where she has served in numerous elected and appointed positions, including the Commission on Accreditation of Dietetics Education, and Commission on Dietetic Registration. Dr. Long is coauthor of Understanding Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology, Medical Nutrition Therapy: A Case Study Approach, Foundations and Clinical Applications of Nutrition: A Nursing Approach, and Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy. Dr. Long has received various awards and honors for teaching, including Outstanding Dietetic Educator (ADA) and Outstanding Educator for the College of Agricultural Sciences.

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