This series provides users with accessible information for evaluating the often conflicting and ever-changing issues surrounding nutrition and healthy living.; This new edition in Lucent's Nutrition and Health series explores global issue of childhood obesity. Causes of and proposed solutions to this public health issue are explored, and the findings of current studies are detailed. The text features comments fr; Individual volumes focus on a specific health or nutrition-related topic, such as body image, diets and dieting, junk food, or vegetarianism. Each contains a topic overview, information about changing trends, up-to-date scientific analysis, and a look at
Grades 7-12. Combining detailed up-to-date science from authoritative sources with personal profiles of kids today and what they eat, these titles in the Nutrition and Health series offer up serious, hot-button issues for teens to talk about in the classroom and at home. With current stats about the alarming rise in overweight teens, Childhood Obesity illustrates today’s focus on changing lifestyle—less bad food, less TV, more exercise—and includes the new role of fast-food chains in healthier diets. The series’ inviting design, with quality color photos of modern teens, as well as graphs and diagrams, will draw YAs both for personal interest and for curriculum research, while the spacious back matter includes detailed chapter notes and current accessible websites, such as the Center for Science in the Public Interest.