Nutrition is personal. Knowledge is power. PERSONAL NUTRITION helps students turn knowledge into the power to make changes and live smarter. Created to help students be smarter consumers, PERSONAL NUTRITION builds the scientific foundation of nutrition through an accessible narrative and application. The functional presentation of vitamins and minerals in Chapter 7 and Chapter 8 provides students with a meaningful context for understanding their importance in maintaining good health. By engaging students through practical examples and exercises, the content empowers them with the knowledge and tools to make smart decisions regarding their personal nutrition and health. Updated with 2010 Dietary Guidelines and new learning objectives, the Eighth Edition presents current information in a format that focuses students on the most important topics. PERSONAL NUTRITION motivates students to become informed consumers and to make changes in their everyday life — starting now.
About the Author
Dr. Marie Boyle Struble is Adjunct Professor and former Director of the Graduate Program in Nutrition at the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, NJ, and is editor of the Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition for The Haworth Press. She holds a BA in Psychology from the University of Southern Maine and received her MS and PhD in Nutrition from Florida State University. She teaches in areas such as Community Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, and Nutrition Applications of Psychological and Sociological Issues. Marie Boyle Struble is the author of two successful texts, PERSONAL NUTRITION, coauthored with Sara Long, and COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION: AN ENTREPRENEURIAL APPROACH, coauthored with Dr. David Holben. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association, the American Public Health Association, and the Society for Nutrition Education.
SARA LONG ROTH, PhD, RD, is Professor in the Department of Animal Science, Food and Nutrition and Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Prior to obtaining her PhD in health education, she practiced as a clinical dietitian for 11 years. Her specialty areas are medical nutrition therapy, nutrition education, and food and nutrition assessment. She is an active leader in national, state, and district dietetic association’s where she has served in numerous elected and appointed positions, including the Commission on Accreditation of Dietetics Education, and Commission on Dietetic Registration. Dr. Long is coauthor of Understanding Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology, Medical Nutrition Therapy: A Case Study Approach, Foundations and Clinical Applications of Nutrition: A Nursing Approach, and Essentials of Nutrition and Diet Therapy. Dr. Long has received various awards and honors for teaching, including Outstanding Dietetic Educator (ADA) and Outstanding Educator for the College of Agricultural Sciences.
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Product Details :
- Paperback: 608 pages
- Publisher: Cengage Learning; 8 edition (January 1, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1111571139
- ISBN-13: 978-1111571139
- Product Dimensions: 1 x 8.8 x 10.6 inches