With more than 1 million users, NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES remains the nutrition text of choice for majors and non-majors alike. Packed with practical applications and powerful resources, the exciting new eleventh edition equips you with a thorough understanding of important nutrition concepts and tools to make informed and responsible decisions about your own nutrition. Known for its clear explanations that show relevance to readers, the text helps students of all backgrounds learn the basics of nutrition--from being good consumers to understanding the science of nutrition. It is packed with practical applications that support quantitative learning skills, critical-thinking skills, and behavior change. The authors quickly draw you into the study of nutrition through a number of innovative learning tools, including captivating chapter opening "Do You Ever" sections, "Food Feature" and "Consumer Corner" sections, integrated "Key Points," and end-of-chapter "Controversies." An exciting new CengageNOW™ resource site provides a variety of learning aids, including the unique "MyTurn" student video case studies, personalized learning plans, behavior change activities, animations, and much more. Combining a powerful package with comprehensive, up-to-date, engaging coverage, NUTRITION CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES, Eleventh Edition, is the text for you!
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Frances Sizer, M.S., RD, FADA, is certified as a charter Fellow of the American Dietetic Association. She is also a founding member and vice president of Nutrition and Health Associates, a Florida-based information and resource center that maintains an online bibliographic database tracking system that conducts research in more than 1,000 topic areas of nutrition. In addition to the best-selling NUTRITION: CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES, Sizer was a primary author of the first ever instructional and animated NUTRITION INTERACTIVE CD-ROM (Cengage Wadsworth). Her previous publications include NUTRITION CLINICS, a monograph series for health professionals, and the college text THE FITNESS TRIAD: MOTIVATION, TRAINING, AND NUTRITION. In addition to writing, enjoying her family, and schooling her horse in dressage, Sizer is also an active board member of ECHO, a local hunger and homelessness relief organization in her community. Sizer received her B.S. and M.S. in nutrition from Florida State University.
Ellie Whitney, Ph.D. grew up in New York City and received her BA and PhD degrees in English and Biology at Harvard and Washington Universities. She taught at both Florida State University and Florida A&M University, wrote newspaper columns on environmental matters for the TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT, and coauthored almost a dozen college textbooks on nutrition, health, and related topics, many of which repeatedly reappear as new editions. She spen three decades exploring outdoor Florida and studying its ecology, and then cowrote PRICELESS FLORIDA: NATURAL ECOSYSTEMS AND NATIVE SPECIES (Pineapple Press, 2004). Now retired, and more concerned about climate change than any other issue, she volunteers full-time for the nonpartisan national nonprofit Citizens Climate Lobby.
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