Understanding Nutrition

Understanding Nutrition

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Used by more than one million students, Ellie Whitney and Sharon Rady Rolfesa€™ UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION is THE best-selling introductory nutrition text on the market today! While maintaining the stellar quality and support that discerning instructors demand for the majors course, the Thirteenth Edition takes UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION to a new level with an integrated pedagogy, along with an emphasis on active learning, assignable content, and integrated resources that support instructorsa€™ course objectives and studentsa€™ future career opportunities. From its beautiful and carefully developed art program to its strong science base, contemporary coverage, and market-leading supplements, the Thirteenth Edition of UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION connects with its readers and continues to set the standard for texts in this market. This text includes 20 chapters beginning with core nutrition topics, such as diet planning, macronutrients, vitamins and minerals, and following with chapters on diet and health, fitness, life span nutrition, food safety, and world hunger. Praised for its consistent level, approachable narrative, and careful explanations of key topics, UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION connects with students--engaging them as it teaches the basic concepts and applications of nutrition. Take a fresh look at UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.440) includes the ACSM guidelines for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory fitness. Muscle Conditioning One of the benefits of cardiorespiratory training is that fit muscles use oxygen efficiently, reducing the hearta#39;s workload. An added bonus is that ... A persona#39;s own body weight may also be used to provide resistance such as when a person does push-ups, pull-ups, or abdominal crunches.

Title:Understanding Nutrition
Author:Eleanor Whitney, Sharon Rady Rolfes
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2012-07-27


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