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Nutrition

Concepts and Controversies

Author: Frances Sienkiewicz Sizer,Leonard A. Piché,Eleanor Noss Whitney,Ellie Whitney

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0176502580

Category: Food

Page: 608

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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: Concepts and Controversies

Author: Frances Sizer,Ellie Whitney

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133603181

Category: Medical

Page: 848

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Do pregnant women really crave pickles and ice cream? Are carbohydrates good or bad? These and many more topics are explored in NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES. The Thirteenth Edition of this text dispels common misconceptions about nutrition, and equips you with a thorough understanding of important nutrition concepts and tools that empower you to make informed decisions about your own nutrition choices. Known for its clear explanations that show you how topics relate to your life, the text provides the basics of nutrition—from how to be a good consumer to understanding the science of nutrition—and is packed with interactive learning tools and study aids to help you in your course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies

Author: Frances Sizer,Ellie Whitney

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495390658

Category: Medical

Page: 816

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With more than 1 million users, NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES is the text of choice for instructors and students alike. Thoroughly updated, the exciting new eleventh edition is leading in excellence through premium content and resources that focus on nutrition principles and their application while offering outstanding coverage of the biological foundations of nutrition without assuming previous knowledge of them. It is packed with practical applications that support quantitative learning skills, critical-thinking skills, and behavior change. Drawing readers into the study of nutrition, the authors have created a number of learning tools that are both appealing and accessible. Through captivating chapter opening Do You Ever sections, Food Feature and Consumer Corner sections, integrated Key Points, and end-of-chapter Controversies, students can find a wealth of information to help them better understand important nutrition concepts--and make informed and responsible decisions about their own nutrition. Additionally, the new CengageNOW resource site delivers easy course management tools and helps track student learning outcomes. It also offers a variety of learning aids, including the unique MyTurn student video case studies, personalized learning plans, behavior change activities, animations, and more. The new PowerLecture CD-ROM for instructors provides a myriad of lecture tools, including PowerPoint, animations, videos, clicker questions, and test questions. Combining a powerful package with comprehensive, up-to-date coverage that engages students, NUTRITION CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES, Eleventh Edition, is the text for you! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies, MyPlate Update

Author: Frances Sizer,Ellie Whitney

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133628184

Category: Medical

Page: 848

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Why not have it ALL for your Introductory Nutrition course? With Sizer/Whitney’s NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES, MYPLATE UPDATE, 12e you can! A trusted author team with unparalleled research and excellent writing A modern textbook thoroughly updated with 2010 Dietary Guidelines, MyPlate, and Healthy People 2020. A superior program integrated with market-leading Diet Analysis software to meet all teaching and learning objectives. Updated with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines, MyPlate, and Healthy People 2020, NUTRITON: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES, MYPLATE UPDATE, continues to focus on core nutrition principles and their personal applications while offering outstanding coverage of the biological foundations of nutrition without assuming previous knowledge. The authors’ lively, approachable writing style gives students just the right amount of detail--striking the perfect balance between scientific research, core concepts, and applications that provide a meaningful context for students. Drawing readers into the study of nutrition, the text dispels students’ existing misconceptions, and empowers them to make better nutrition choices and enact real, lasting behavior change. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781337370035

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Nutrition Concepts and Controversies, MyPyramid Update

Author: Frances Sizer,Ellie Whitney

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495220116

Category: Medical

Page: 832

View: 3607

NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERIES, MYPYRAMID UPDATE TENTH EDITION focuses on nutrition principles and their application while offering outstanding coverage of the biological foundations of nutrition without assuming previous knowledge of them. With its new design, contemporary coverage, and engaging writing style, it remains the leading Nutrition text for the non-majors or mixed majors/non-majors introductory course. Drawing readers into the study of nutrition, the authors have created a number of learning tools that are both appealing and accessible. From the chapter content and new Do You Ever... sections to the Food Feature boxes and end-of-chapter Controversies, students find the information they need to better understand important nutrition concepts and to make informed and responsible decisions about their own nutrition. Additionally, the Do It activities, now available online, on the student CD-ROM, and in a free booklet that can be packaged with the text, students can practice applying their nutrition knowledge. There is also the accompanying NUTRITION CONNECTIONS CD-ROM, a unique resource that includes animations, chapter quizzes, a comprehensive glossary, Do It! activities, and Web links. For instructors, we offer a newly redesigned Multimedia Manager that includes PowerPoint slides, animations, videos, and test questions. We also offer a new JoinInTM on TurningPoint, a classroom resource to assess students' knowledge, take attendance, and more. So, whether looking for a text full of up-to-date information, a text that students enjoy reading, a text that offers a robust supplements package, or a text that can engage students and get them excited about studying, NUTRITION CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES is the text for you! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Study Guide for Sizer and Whitney's Nutrition Concepts and Controversies

Author: Frances Sizer,Jana R. Kicklighter,Ellie Whitney

Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780534406745

Category: Medical

Page: 245

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The study guide provides students with a detailed review of chapter material, reiterating chapter objectives and key concepts. The guide challenges students with crossword puzzles and matching exercises reviewing glossary terms from the chapter, and probing short answer and essay questions to test the students' overall grasp of the material. Included is a sample test for each chapter, as well as helpful study tips.

Study Guide

Author: Frances Sizer,Ellie Whitney

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133609937

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 6358

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Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition

Author: Sharon Rady Rolfes,Kathryn Pinna,Ellie Whitney

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 133709806X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 1152

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UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, 11e, explores the latest approaches to nutrition and nutritional therapy, along with their practical applications. Starting with normal nutrition, chapters introduce nutrients and their physiological impacts, as well as recommended guidelines for good health and preventing disease. Later chapters explore clinical nutrition, including pathophysiology and dietary changes for treating a variety of medical conditions. Known for its easily digestible narrative, UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, 11e, also presents features that help you use nutrition concepts from the chapters to improve your own health or prepare for a clinical career. In-book features add to your skills and understanding with step-by-step “How To” discussions, case studies, end-of-chapter questions, and “Highlight” sections that depict the world of nutrition through a provocative lens. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Nanomaterials in Plants, Algae, and Microorganisms

Concepts and Controversies:

Author: Durgesh Kumar Tripathi,Parvaiz Ahmad,Shivesh Sharma,Devendra Kumar Chauhan,Nawal Kishore Dubey

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128116463

Category: Science

Page: 550

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Nanomaterials in Plants, Algae and Microorganisms: Concepts and Controversies: Volume One discusses the vast amount of nanomaterials that have been released into the environment in a relatively short amount of time. There is a need to understand what the implications to the health of our biota and ecosystems are as the earth is increasingly inundated with these materials. Not all of the effects are negative, but their impacts are increasing exponentially due to their size, quantity and other factors. Covers the issues of nanoparticles on more simple organisms and their ecosystems Presents issues that are specific to terrestrial ecosystems Contains contributions from global experts who help increase understanding at the physiological, biochemical, molecular, and even genomic and proteomic levels Provides a critical assessment of the progress taking place on this topic and sheds light on future research needs

Viewpoints and Controversies in Sensory Science and Consumer Product Testing

Author: Howard R. Moskowitz,Alejandra M. Muñoz,Maximo C. Gacula, Jr.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470384905

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 477

View: 9054

The authors skillfully present different approaches to the same problem and even different ways to look at the same type of data. If you have ever been stumped by a controversy in product assessment, the design of studies, or the analysis of data, you will find the answer in this book.

Nutrition for Health and Health Care

Author: Eleanor Noss Whitney

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: 9780314044495

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 701

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Understanding Nutrition

Author: Eleanor Noss Whitney,Sharon Rady Rolfes

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337672378

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 50

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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.

The TB12 Method

How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance

Author: Tom Brady

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501180738

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

View: 6686

Quarterback Tom Brady offers the principles behind pliability, which is at the heart of a new paradigm shift and movement toward a more natural, healthier way of exercising, training, and living, and one that challenges some commonly held assumptions around health and wellness. Filled with lessons learned from Brady's own peak performance training, and step-by-step action steps to help readers develop and maintain their own peak performance, this book also advocates for more effective approaches to strength training, hydration, nutrition, supplementation, cognitive fitness, recovery, and other lifestyle choices.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Concepts, Controversies, New Directions

Author: Keith McBurnett,Linda Pfiffner

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420017144

Category: Medical

Page: 448

View: 3668

Compiling the expertise and research of many of the most widely-cited opinion leaders in the field, this reference spans the etiology, assessment, and management of ADHD and covers all the essential data required to care for patients with this disorder including clinical definitions, psychosocial management approaches, medication dosing ranges, and trends in public policy and third-party reimbursement.

Concepts and Controversies in Tidal Marsh Ecology

Author: M.P. Weinstein,Daniel A. Kreeger

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0792360192

Category: Nature

Page: 875

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Tidal salt marshes are viewed as critical habitats for the production of fish and shellfish. As a result, considerable legislation has been promulgated to conserve and protect these habitats, and much of it is in effect today. The relatively young science of ecological engineering has also emerged, and there are now attempts to reverse centuries-old losses by encouraging sound wetland restoration practices. Today, tens of thousands of hectares of degraded or isolated coastal wetlands are being restored worldwide. Whether restored wetlands reach functional equivalency to `natural' systems is a subject of heated debate. Equally debatable is the paradigm that depicts tidal salt marshes as the `great engine' that drives much of the secondary production in coastal waters. This view was questioned in the early 1980s by investigators who noted that total carbon export, on the order of 100 to 200 g m-2 y-1 was of much lower magnitude than originally thought. These authors also recognized that some marshes were either net importers of carbon, or showed no net exchange. Thus, the notion of `outwelling' has become but a single element in an evolving view of marsh function and the link between primary and secondary production. The `revisionist' movement was launched in 1979 when stable isotopic ratios of macrophytes and animal tissues were found to be `mismatched'. Some eighteen years later, the view of marsh function is still undergoing additional modification, and we are slowly unraveling the complexities of biogeochemical cycles, nutrient exchange, and the links between primary producers and the marsh/estuary fauna. Yet, since Teal's seminal paper nearly forty years ago, we are not much closer to understanding how marshes work. If anything, we have learned that the story is far more complicated than originally thought. Despite more than four decades of intense research, we do not yet know how salt marshes function as essential habitat, nor do we know the relative contributions to secondary production, both in situ or in the open waters of the estuary. The theme of this Symposium was to review the status of salt marsh research and revisit the existing paradigm(s) for salt marsh function. Challenge questions were designed to meet the controversy head on: Do marshes support the production of marine transient species? If so, how? Are any of these species marsh obligates? How much of the production takes place in situ versus in open waters of the estuary/coastal zone? Sessions were devoted to reviews of landmark studies, or current findings that advance our knowledge of salt marsh function. A day was also devoted to ecological engineering and wetland restoration papers addressing state-of-the-art methodology and specific case histories. Several challenge papers arguing for and against our ability to restore functional salt marshes led off each session. This volume is intended to serve as a synthesis of our current understanding of the ecological role of salt marshes, and will, it is hoped, pave the way for a new generation of research.

Nutrition Concepts and Controversies

Author: Sizer,Eleanor Noss Whitney, Ph.D., R.D.

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780534578152

Category: Food

Page: 578

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Nutrition: Your Life Science

Author: Jennifer Turley,Joan Thompson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305480619

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 560

View: 3318

Engage your students and free up time to focus on what matters - teaching! NUTRITION: YOUR LIFE SCIENCE, 2nd Edition takes an integrated approach with a modular text and multiple layers of automatically-graded assessment. Authors Jennifer Turley and Joan Thompson greatly improved outcomes in their classes and they understand the way today's students learn. They incorporate varied learning styles into an approach that encourages engagement, critical thinking, and self-analysis. Reinforcing concepts for students, saving time for instructors, and providing analytics across course sections, the integrated assessments include homework, case studies, crossword puzzles, exams, and more. This flexible and easily customized solution enables you to focus on what you do best - teaching! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Nutrition

concepts and controversies

Author: Frances Sizer Webb,Frances Sienkiewicz Sizer,Eleanor Noss Whitney

Publisher: West Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Cooking

Page: 625

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Advertising to Children

Concepts and Controversies

Author: M. Carole Macklin,Les Carlson

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761912859

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 322

View: 9917

Children's advertising is a subject that raises many pertinent issues of morality. Marketers want to know if their huge investment in the children's market is well spent; parents and educators are anxious to learn how effective this type of advertising is, and what sort of impact it has on the children themselves. This volume presents cutting-edge research designed to stimulate and inform this debate. Topical issues such as smoking and alcohol consumption highlight this issue from all perspectives.

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