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.
Nutrition is an active science, and staying current is paramount. To that end, the second Canadian edition of Understanding Nutrition builds on the science of previous U.S. editions as well as the first Canadian edition with the latest in nutrition research. The second Canadian edition presents the core information of an introductory nutrition course. The early chapters introduce the nutrients and their work in the body, and the later chapters apply that information to people?s lives ? describing the role of foods and nutrients in energy balance and weight control, in physical activity, in the life cycle, in disease prevention, in food safety, and in hunger. The mission of this text is to reveal the fascination of science in nutrition and provide readers with an understanding of nutrition so that they can make healthy choices in their daily lives.
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This best-selling introductory nutrition text in colleges and universities has been used by more than one million students! UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION provides accurate, reliable information through its clear writing, dynamic visuals, and integrated study aids, all of which engage and teach students the basic concepts and applications of nutrition. This comprehensive text includes up-to-date coverage of the newest research and emerging issues in nutrition. The pedagogical features of the text, as well as the authors' approachable style, help to make complex topics easily understandable for students. From its stunningly restyled and refined art program to the market-leading resources that accompany this text, UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION connects with its readers and continues to set the standards for texts used in the course.
Children and Their Development, Third Canadian Edition, by Robert Kail and Anne Barnfield provides a solid, research-oriented overview of child-development science. Using a topical organization with modules, the text focuses on research and theory and makes the material accessible for students with effective pedagogy to enhance the learning experience. It uses fundamental developmental issues as a foundation for integrating studies, and demonstrates that child-development research methods are diverse and complementary, the results of which can be used to improve the lives of children and their families.