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Nutrition & You (Nutrition: a Global View)

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Nutrition & You (Nutrition: a Global View)
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Nutrition & You is a timely addition to your library, providing a unique view of individual nutrition as well as how it impacts the individual, the community, and the world. This engaging book provides a comprehensive overview of nutrition and then focuses on how nutrition affects health in so many ways physical growth and development, metabolism and energy level, mood and mental health, cognitive ability, and more. Also explored are nutritional issues of importance and interest to today s youth: proper nutrition for best athletic performance, potentially dangerous societal pressures to be thin, the increase of obesity and how this puts kids at increased risk for health problems, and much more. The book includes a special section that encourages students to set personal nutritional goals and provides helpful charts and advice for meeting those goals. Today s students are growing up in an increasingly global society, and this volume addresses that by giving students ideas on how global nutrition affects them and what they can do to help. Nutrition & You includes a variety of special features to engage students interest: * 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 * a special section that helps students set personal nutritional goals. This valuable book is sure to educate students on nutritional issues of importance to them now and as they take their place in our increasingly global society.

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AuthorIda Walker
BindingLibrary Binding
Dewey Decimal Number613
EAN9781934970331
Edition1st
ISBN1934970336
LabelAlphaHouse Publishing
LanguagesEnglish
List Price$42.79
ManufacturerAlphaHouse Publishing
Number Of Pages112
Product GroupBook
Product Type NameABIS_BOOK
Publication Date2008-09-01
PublisherAlphaHouse Publishing
StudioAlphaHouse Publishing
TitleNutrition & You (Nutrition: a Global View)
Reading LevelYoung Adult
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