Food Myths and Facts

Food Myths and Facts

by Adam Woog

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Overview

Food Myths and Facts by Adam Woog

Lucent Books' Nutrition and Health series provides users with accessible information for evaluating the often conflicting and ever-changing issues surrounding nutrition and healthy living. Individual volumes focus on a specific health or nutrition-related topic, such as body image, diets and dieting, junk food, or vegetarianism. Each volume contains a topic overview, information about changing trends, up-to-date scientific analysis, and a look at controversies surrounding the featured subject. The narrative also contains personal anecdotes, informative sidebars, fact boxes, and statistics that help readers understand these topics and how they impact their bodies and their lives.

Full-color photographs and detailed tables, charts, graphs and illustrations complement and enhance the text, while ancillary materials such as a glossary, a bibliography and a subject index provide useful tools for further research and discussion. The Nutrition and Health series is a valuable resource for anyone seeking clear, reliable, and timely information about today's biggest health and nutrition issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781420502701
Publisher: Cengage Gale
Publication date: 02/11/2011
Series: Lucent Nutrition and Health Series
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 12 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 4

Introduction: Sifting Out the Truth 6

Chapter 1 Nutrition 101 9

Chapter 2 Nutrition and Metabolism 24

Chapter 3 Nutrition and Exercise 38

Chapter 4 Maintaining a Healthy Weight 51

Chapter 5 Staying Healthy Through Better Eating 66

Notes 81

Glossary 83

Organizations to Contact 84

For More Information 86

Index 88

Picture Credits 95

About the Author 96

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