Science, Physiology, and Nutrition for the Nonscientist

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Basic information in the life sciences. What nonscientists -- and scientists -- need to know to improve their health and to be literate in today's complex world of science. DNA fingerprinting, caloric requirements, heart disease, dietary advice, genetic engineering, cancer -- all explained in an easy-to-understand book.

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Judi Morrill received her PhD in nutrition from the Univ. of Calif. at Berkeley and has worked in several research labs, including those of the National Institutes of Health and the Experimental Nutrition Division of the Agricultural Research Center. She teaches in the Dept. of Nutrition and Food Science at San Jose State Univ., specializing in teaching science to nonscientists. She co-authored "Are You Eating Right--Compare your diet to the official recommendations using the nutrient content of 5000+ foods," and most recently (2008) a new edition of "Realities of Nutrition." She and her husband live in the Bay area; their two grown children are both journalists.

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Awesome! People are amazed at the things I know, thanks to the book. -- Terra Garcia, student majoring in child development

Clearest and most readable science book I've ever read! -- Craig London, General Partner, Safeguard Scientifics

Read this book to improve your health. If you understand what's behind health advice, you're more likely to follow it. -- William McKenna, M.D.

Read this book to improve your health. If you understand what's behind health advice, you're more likely to follow it. William McKenna, M.D. --William McKenna, M.D.

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