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Eleanor Noss Whitney's Understanding Nutrition, Update (with 2010 Dietary Guidelines), ISBN 9781133108535, is a market leading text utilized by millions of students to gain an effective introduction to the basic concepts and applications of nutrition. This latest 12th Edition places great focus on participant-driven learning through the use of assignable...
Eleanor Noss Whitney's Understanding Nutrition, Update (with 2010 Dietary Guidelines), ISBN 9781133108535, is a market leading text utilized by millions of students to gain an effective introduction to the basic concepts and applications of nutrition. This latest 12th Edition places great focus on participant-driven learning through the use of assignable content and various resources that challenge students to apply what they are learning. This text boasts visually appealing graphic design, easy-to-understand narratives, as well as modern coverage and facts to keep students engaged as well as abreast of the latest and greatest in the realm of nutrition. Eleanor Noss Whitney has taken great measures to utilize the most innovative and intriguing text features, organizational methods, and resources to enhance the users learning experience to the highest degree. Understanding Nutrition, Update (with 2010 Dietary Guidelines) headlines various updated and improved as well as new features to ease the journey of readers through this text. Chapter openers are presented to introduce and engage students from the get-go and tied closely to the 'Nutrition Portfolio' sections found at the end of the chapters which challenge students to assess and compare their own personal nutritional choices with the goals introduced within the text. Another effective feature of this resource are the 'How to' sections which lead students through nutrition-related problem solving tasks and is coupled with 'Try It' activities for students to practice those skills. Brand new to this edition features include a laminated supplemental package which includes the new Dietary Guidelines for Americans (2010), updates to Healthy People 2020, as well as updates to the daily recommended intake numbers for calcium, vitamin D, and sodium. Another wonderful new resource are lecture videos called 'Pop-up Tutors' that help reinforce key components as well as provide further instruction and practice and the detachable study cards included at the end of the book serve as great review tools for students through summaries of key concepts coupled with key figures and study questions.
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