Nutrition and Wellness for Life

Nutrition and Wellness for Life

by Dorothy F. West, Ph.D.
     
 

Nutrition & Wellness for Life stresses the importance of healthful eating and physical activity across the life span. The text includes strategies for staying physically active and for meeting the special needs of the competitive athlete. The nutrition link to social and mental health is explained. Students will learn how to recognize sources of stress and reduce

Overview

Nutrition & Wellness for Life stresses the importance of healthful eating and physical activity across the life span. The text includes strategies for staying physically active and for meeting the special needs of the competitive athlete. The nutrition link to social and mental health is explained. Students will learn how to recognize sources of stress and reduce its negative impact on total wellness. The text also explains how to handle food safely, plan nourishing meals, and make healthy food choices when eating out.

• Includes recently released Dietary Reference Intakes, Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and MyPlate food guidance system.
• New chapter features include Wellness Tip, Math Link, and Extend Your Knowledge as well as case studies and career snapshots.
• Critical thinking, application, technology, academic, and workplace-related activities extend learning.
• New career planning appendix, Exchange Lists for Meal Planning, BMI-for-age percentile graphs, and Dietary Reference Intake tables serve as valuable resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781605254463
Publisher:
Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Publication date:
04/25/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
622
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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