Nutrition is unique in its behavioral approach--challenging students to actively participate, not just memorize the material. Offering a balanced coverage of behavioral change and the science of nutrition.
This introductory text balances behavioral aspects of nutrition with an accessible yet thorough approach to scientific concepts. Chemistry is presented in a nonintimidating way with a parallel development of text and annotated color illustrations. Color graphics depict important biological and physiological phenomena related to nutrition and physiological principles. Material is integrated with pedagogical features designed to maintain students interest, including fact boxes, in-depth boxes on food labels, and questions that encourage students to look at their own food behavior. Includes color photos. Insel teaches psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)