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Nutrition Concepts and Controversies with CD-ROM {NINTH EDITION}

Sizer, Frances Sienkiewicz and Eleanor Noss Whitney

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ISBN 10: 0534577997 / ISBN 13: 9780534577995
Published by Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, Belmont, California, U.S.A., 2003
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"In this new edition of Frances Sizer and Eleanor Whitney's best-seller, you'll explore the newest frontiers in nutrition and learn to apply nutrition principles to your own food choices. Solidly grounded in science and updated wuth the latest research, NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES helps you understand how key nutrients-carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, amino acids, vitamins, water, and minerals-affect health, disease, energy balance, physical activity, and weight control." This book has 578 pages and is illustrated throughout + appendices. While this particular book is labeled UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX, SPECIAL EDITION SERIES, the book is identical to the regular NINTH EDITION of NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES. Bookseller Inventory # 017605

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Title: Nutrition Concepts and Controversies with ...

Publisher: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, Belmont, California, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: Ninth Edition {First printing}

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This unique modular text is comprised of 33 individual units (as opposed to a traditional 12- to 15-chapter sequence) that cover the basics of nutrition science and its applications in daily life. Instructors have the flexibility to choose which units to cover, and to modify the sequence of coverage to meet the interests and needs of their students. The interactive pedagogical features of this text, along with the author's direct and friendly writing style, make it a favorite among readers. This edition incorporates up-to-date coverage of the newest research and emerging issues in nutrition. The interactive pedagogical features of this text, along with the author's direct and friendly writing style, make it a favorite among readers.

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Frances Sienkiewicz Sizer Webb, MS, RD, FADA, attended Florida State University where, in 1980, she received her B.S., and in 1982, her M.S. in nutrition. She is certified as a charter Fellow of the American Dietetic Association. She is a founding member and vice president of Nutrition and Health Associates, an information and resource center in Tallahassee, Florida, that maintains an online bibliographic database tracking research in more than 1,000 topic areas in nutrition. She is the author of the best-selling NUTRITION CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES, TENTH EDITION and was a primary author of NUTRITION INTERACTIVE, an instructional college-level nutrition CD-ROM, both with Thomson Wadsworth). Her previous publications include NUTRITION CLINICS, a mongraph series for health professionals, and the college text THE FITNESS TRIAD: MOTIVATION, TRAINING, AND NUTRITION. In addition to writing, enjoying her family, and schooling her horse in dressage, she lectures at universities and at national and regional conferences, and serves actively on the board of directors of ECHO, a local hunger and homelessness relief organization her community.

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