Contemporary Nutrition: a Functional Group Approach

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"Contemporary Nutrition: A Functional Approach" is an alternate version of Wardlaw-Smith's "Contemporary Nutrition, Seventh Edition". While "Contemporary Nutrition: A Functional Approach" shares the recognized strengths of the seventh edition, it offers a unique approach to the coverage of vitamins and minerals. It departs from a traditional presentation by instead organizing vitamins and minerals within the context of physiological functions and the health conditions they influence. The text will provide students who lack a strong science background the ideal balance of reliable nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge. With their friendly writing style, the authors act as the student's personal guide to dispelling common misconceptions and to gaining a solid foundation for making informed nutrition choices.

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Gordon Wardlaw is Associate Professor of Medical Dietetics in the School of Allied Medical Professions at Ohio State University. He received his Ph.D. in Nutrition from Iowa State University, his MPH in Public Health Nutrition, his RD and his BS in Food and Nutrition from the University of California, Berkeley. In addition to conducting research, Dr. Wardlaw teaches a wide range of courses at OSU including Nutrition and Human Metabolism, Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Research Application in Dietetics, Advanced Medical Dietetics Nutrition Care Process, Nutrition in Metabolic Imbalance, and Advanced Clinical Practice. He is the recipient of the American Dietetic Association's Mary P. Huddleson Award , is a full member of the American Institute of Nutrition and is certified as a Specialist in Human Nutrition by the American Board of Nutrition .

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