The study guide provides students with a detailed review of chapter material, reiterating chapter objectives and key concepts. The guide challenges students with a variety of exercises designed to test their recall of chapter material and assist them with exam preparation.
Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)
Meet the Author
Ellie Whitney, Ph.D., received her B.A. in biology from Radcliffe College in 1960 and her Ph.D. in biology from Washington University, St. Louis, in 1970. Formerly on the faculty at Florida State University and a dietitian registered with the American Dietetic Association, she now devotes all her time to research, writing, and consulting in nutrition, health, and environmental issues. Her earlier publications include articles in SCIENCE, GENETICS, and other journals. Her textbooks include NUTRITION CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES; UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION; UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION; NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY; and NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE, all with Wadsworth. She also recently co-authored PRICELESS FLORIDA (Pineapple Press), a comprehensive text examining the ecosystems in her home state. Her additional interests include energy conservation, solar energy use, alternatively fueled vehicles, and ecosystem restoration.
Linda Kelly DeBruyne, MS, RD received her BS in 1980 and her MS in 1982 in nutrition and food science at Florida State University. She is a founding member of Nutrition and Health Associates, an information resource center in Tallahassee, Florida, where her specialty areas are life cycle nutrition and fitness. Her other publications include the textbooks NUTRITION AND DIET THERAPY, LIFE SPAN NUTRITION: CONCEPTION THROUGH LIFE, HEALTH: MAKING LIFE CHOICES, and the multimedia CD-ROM NUTRITION INTERACTIVE. As a consultant for a group of Tallahassee pediatricians, she teaches infant nutrition classes to parents. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association.
Kathryn Pinna received her M.S. and Ph.D. in nutrition from the University of California at Berkeley. She has taught nutrition and food science courses in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 15 years and currently teaches introductory nutrition classes at City College of San Francisco. She has also worked as an outpatient dietitian, Internet consultant, and freelance writer. She is a registered dietitian and member of the American Dietetic Association, American Society for Nutritional Sciences, and American Society for Clinical Nutrition.
Sharon Rady Rolfes received her M.S. in nutrition and food science from Florida State University. She is a founding member of Nutrition and Health Associates, an information resource center that maintains an ongoing bibliographic database that tracks research in over 1,000 nutrition-related topics. She also teaches Introductory Nutrition courses at Florida State University. Her publications include UNDERSTANDING NUTRITION; UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION; and NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND HEALTH CARE; as well as LIFE SPAN NUTRITION: CONCEPTION THROUGH LIFE; and the NUTRITION INTERACTIVE CD-ROM. In addition to writing, research, and teaching, Rolfes also guest lectures at universities and at professional conferences and serves as a consultant for various educational projects. She maintains her registration as a dietitian and membership with the American Dietetic Association.