Previously published as: Nutrition, food, and fitness.;Includes index. Contains an upper-level student text on nutrition, fitness, and the science of wellness that includes twenty-two chapters complete with reviews and chapter question about each section.
From the Publisher
Nutrition and Fitness: Lifestyle Choices for Wellness emphasizes the critical role eating a nutritious diet plays in overall health. It also stresses the importance of including physical activity in daily routines. Students will learn they have much control over their state of wellness through the decisions they make. They will also study the significance of caring for their mental and social health as part of the total wellness picture. The text covers sources and functions of nutrients, weight management, eating disorders, and global hunger. It also discusses physical fitness, substance abuse, consumer issues, and careers.
-- Stresses the importance of healthful eating and exercise patterns as permanent lifestyle habits rather than short-term programs.
-- Up-to-date with current information and issues, such as food safety, stress management, and sports nutrition.
-- The perfect choice for a non-laboratory nutrition class.
Publisher: The Goodheart-Willcox Company, Inc.
September 1, 2000
FOOD AND NUTRITION
622 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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