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Nutrition & Society (Nutrition: a Global View)

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Nutrition & Society (Nutrition: a Global View)
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Nutrition & Society takes a broad view of society and presents nutrition in many contexts, including nutrition and cultural society, exploring the nutrition and dietary habits and customs in many cultures of the world; popular culture and nutrition, examining food fads and diets and food advertising and the portrayal on TV and in movies; geography and nutrition, looking at how local produce and food products influence diet and nutrition and how food is shipped around the world; and nutrition in social history, relating how the idea of what constitutes good nutrition has changed over the course of time. This insightful volume compares how American teenagers look at food and nutrition with the nutritional food and nutrition habits of their counterparts in Asia, South America, Africa, Europe, and other regions. Nutrition & Society provides a variety of informative and visually appealing features to enhance the text: * 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 enlightening and fascinating book gives students a new perspective on nutrition and society as it relates to their life and throughout the world.

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AuthorZachary Chastain
BindingLibrary Binding
Dewey Decimal Number613
EAN9781934970324
Edition1st
ISBN1934970328
LabelAlphaHouse Publishing
LanguagesEnglish
List Price$42.79
ManufacturerAlphaHouse Publishing
Number Of Pages112
Product GroupBook
Product Type NameABIS_BOOK
Publication Date2008-09-02
PublisherAlphaHouse Publishing
StudioAlphaHouse Publishing
TitleNutrition & Society (Nutrition: a Global View)
Reading LevelYoung Adult
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