Fueling the Teen Machine

Fueling the Teen Machine

by Ellen Shanley, Colleen Thompson
     
 

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You need to know what it takes to make good personal choices about your nutrition and to find healthy (and tasty) foods. You may be overwhelmed with the confusing, contradictory information you hear about important topics like diet, exercise, and eating healthy. Friends, parents, teachers, websites, and doctors all have ideas to offer, but it really comes down to

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You need to know what it takes to make good personal choices about your nutrition and to find healthy (and tasty) foods. You may be overwhelmed with the confusing, contradictory information you hear about important topics like diet, exercise, and eating healthy. Friends, parents, teachers, websites, and doctors all have ideas to offer, but it really comes down to you. You can gain your own understanding of what you need to do for your body as you grow into adulthood if you have a solid grounding in facts about foods, diet, vitamins, and exercise.

To meet your unique and personal needs, Fueling the Teen Machine will teach you the basics about what you need to know. From the website MyPyramid.gov to health-related terms and definitions that you will encounter along the way, this book is the ultimate guide to navigating the world of nutrition and health and figuring out how to keep your body healthy, strong, and happy.

In Fueling the Teen Machine, all the topics that you hear about every day are discussed and thoroughly explained - topics like weight management, sports nutrition, eating disorders, vegetarianism, fast foods and more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781933503370
Publisher:
Bull Publishing Company
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Edition description:
Second edition
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
599,897
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Ellen Shanley is a faculty member in the department of nutritional sciences at the University of Connecticut. She teaches courses in food-system management and directs a program in dietetics. She lives in Glastonbury, Connecticut. Colleen Thompson is a registered dietician and manages the Team Nutrition Training Grant in the department of nutritional sciences at the University of Connecticut. She lives in Wallingford, Connecticut. They are the coauthors of Overcoming Childhood Obesity.

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