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Nutrition & Poverty (Nutrition: a Global View)

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Nutrition & Poverty (Nutrition: a Global View)

This extremely important book is devoted to exploring the links between poor nutrition and poverty. Combining clear and lively text with high-quality photos, Nutrition & Poverty presents an overview of the basic nutritional requirements for humans to function and goes on to thoroughly explore the many dimensions of the relationships between poverty, health, nutrition, and population. Important topics are covered, including how poor nutrition leads to poor education, how and why poverty and its resulting poor nutrition are prevalent in many developing countries and what is being done about it, how seasonal and political famine prevent people from getting the food they need, and much more. The book takes an intensive look at different countries and measures whether their inhabitants are meeting their nutritional needs and the reasons behind their success or lack of it, providing a fascinating geographical perspective on nutrition. Nutrition & Poverty includes many special features that illuminate the subject in compelling detail: * over 60 full-color photos and illustrations * ask the expert sections, providing real answers to insightful questions * find out more sections, directing readers to additional resources * glossaries of terms at the beginning of each chapter, reinforcing important terms * real-life stories and events, providing examples to reinforce the text * excerpts from primary sources, modeling document-based questions and answers, providing cross-curriculum links. This informative and timely book presents a difficult subject in age-appropriate language to give students a thorough understanding of the role of nutrition and poverty in today s world.

AuthorRae Simons
BindingLibrary Binding
Dewey Decimal Number613
LabelAlphaHouse Publishing
List Price$42.79
ManufacturerAlphaHouse Publishing
Number Of Pages112
Product GroupBook
Product Type NameABIS_BOOK
Publication Date2008-09-01
PublisherAlphaHouse Publishing
StudioAlphaHouse Publishing
TitleNutrition & Poverty (Nutrition: a Global View)
Reading LevelYoung Adult
Model Name/TypeMPNEAN/UPC
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