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Contemporary Nutrition (ISBN 9780077354817) by Gordon Wardlaw and Anne Smith is a comprehensive resource for understanding the nourishment of organisms and cells to support life. The text is delivered in a reader-friendly way that non-medicine and non-science students can comprehend more easily. It is published by McGraw-Hill, Inc. and is available for...
Contemporary Nutrition (ISBN 9780077354817) by Gordon Wardlaw and Anne Smith is a comprehensive resource for understanding the nourishment of organisms and cells to support life. The text is delivered in a reader-friendly way that non-medicine and non-science students can comprehend more easily. It is published by McGraw-Hill, Inc. and is available for rent. Authors Gordon Wardlaw and Anne Smith shares contemporary standards on dietary guidelines, the components of a balanced diet, and ideal ways to achieve balanced nutrition. The book debunks common myths and misconceptions on carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, fitness and sports, pregnancy, and breastfeeding. Controversial topics on eating disorders (with emphasis on bulimia and anorexia) are also discussed, showing how they affect a person's overall health and nutrition. Contemporary Nutrition likewise takes a look at global issues by discussing undernutrition throughout the world. This textbook is very useful in helping students understand the relationship between nutrition and chronic disease. Gordon Wardlaw and co-author Anne Smith devoted a chapter that focuses on the relationship between nutrition and life stages, from infancy through adolescence and adulthood. The book encourages readers to make better choices on what to eat, how to lose weight, and how to stay healthy. Dietitians, health professionals, and clinical nutritionists can also rely on this reference in designing a healthy diet for their clients and patients. Retired professor and lead author Gordon M. Wardlaw spent his career teaching y nutrition courses at the Ohio State University, as well as many other colleges and universities. He has authored many articles in nutrition, physiology, biochemistry, and biology journals and is a certified ‘Specialist in Human Nutrition' by the American Board of Nutrition.
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