Chosen by more than 1 million readers, Whitney/Rolfes' UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION dispels nutrition myths, empowering you to make better nutrition choices--and enact lasting behavior change. Updated with the latest research and the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines, the 15th Edition of this bestseller emphasizes strong science and nutrition basics. With their lively, reader-friendly writing style, the authors walk you step by step through the science of nutrition, while vivid illustrations and quick-reference tables make even the most difficult concepts easy to understand. The text also includes expansive weight loss information and thorough coverage of fitness and energy systems. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Master the game of Mahjong with this must-have game strategy guide for Mahjong beginners and enthusiasts. Originally played with cards, and then piece carved from ivory or bamboo, the Chinese game of Mahjong or "Mah Jongg" is well over a thousand years old. Said to have originated in the court of the Emperor of Wu, for centuries Mahjong remained a diversion exclusively for the royal class of China. Mahjong has been called "the game of a hundred intelligences." When played by experts it can be fast and subtle—even difficult to follow. A Mah Jong Handbook is the all-comprehensive Mahjong guide, offering a clear and concise introduction to the classic Chinese, Western, and Japanese rules of t...
UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, Eighth Edition, provides the most current and comprehensive coverage of both "normal" nutrition, such as digestion and metabolism, vitamins and minerals, and life cycle nutrition, as well as "clinical" nutrition related to diseases, such as nutrition and gastrointestinal, liver, and cardiovascular diseases. The text also incorporates a number of learning tools designed to help you retain the information and apply your knowledge so you are better prepared to work in a clinical setting. Features include case studies, "How To" boxes with examples of problem-solving in real-world situations, and study questions that further conceptual understanding of the material. Regardless of your course background, the text is organized and written in a clear, easy-to-follow format that will get you actively involved in the field of nutrition.
NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY, 8th Edition, is unique in its organization by diets rather than by organ systems or disease states and distinguishes itself through rich pedagogical features that require students to apply their knowledge as they learn it. This text provides core nutrition concepts and up-to-date clinical content at a level that is accessible to the range of health care team members who are responsible for a client’s nutrition needs. NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY provides the basic facts and a wealth of practical information readers need to assume their responsibility for nutrition care. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY is the only text organized by diets rather than by organ systems or disease states and distinguishes itself through rich pedagogical features that get students to apply their knowledge as they are learning it. It provides core nutrition concepts and up-to-date clinical content at a level that is accessible to the range of health care team members who are responsible for a client's nutrition needs. The text provides the basic facts and a wealth of practical information readers need to assume their responsibility for nutrition care. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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.
You?ve heard the phrase, "You are what you eat"? This text gives you a better understanding of the phrase, and hits home the simple but obvious truth. You really are what you eat! Nutrition Concepts and Controversies has been a cornerstone in nutrition classes across North America, serving the needs of students and professors in building a healthier future. In keeping with this tradition, the Second Canadian Edition will continue to explore the ever-changing frontier of nutrition knowledge in Canada, reflecting our Canadian cultural identity and helping students achieve both their learning and health goals, while maintaining strong user-celebrated pedagogy. Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies focuses on nutrition principles and their application while offering outstanding coverage of the biological foundations of nutrition without assuming previous knowledge of them. The Canadian edition incorporates Canada?s new food guide along with a wealth of Canadian examples, references and updates.
This study guide is replete with practice questions to help you focus on key concepts and prepare for exams! Fill-in-the-blank chapter summaries, multiple-choice sample tests, and short answer and discussion questions review important information from each section; new matching exercises and crossword puzzles help you recognize key terms; and calculation problems and figure identification items allow you to practice nutrition-related math and chemistry. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.