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Pub Date: 2012
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Eleanor Noss Whitney is the author of Understanding Nutrition, published 2012 under ISBN 9781133587521 and 1133587526. Four hundred ninety nine Understanding Nutrition textbooks are available for sale on ValoreBooks.com, one hundred fourteen used from the cheapest price of $17.63, or buy new starting at $114.95. [read more]
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This book has all you need for nutrition class. If you read the book then you are likely to get a really good grade on the class. All the information necessary is in there. When you are looking for a specific term, you may find it on the internet but the book explains it in a better way for you, reader, the understand it.read more
I learned a lot about diet and I am in the process of changing my habits, such as a healthy diet by cutting empty calories and adding more veggies, as well as exercise more because the heart needs to be active for it to be healthy.
This book was pretty intersting. I don't really have anything to compare it to subject wise. But I learned a lot from reading this book. It was so interesting that sometime I would read more than what was required for class!read more
Biology-Through the digestive system. This book really went along well with this class. It had all the information necessary and more!
There are a lot of definitions throughout the book and at the end of the book, there are also useful graphs and pictures. The explanation of things is good as well.read more
It was an in depth nutrition class and the book was required.
This is a nutrition book which covers basically everything you need to know in an introduction to nutrition class! Great book!read more
This book really helped me through my nutrition course. Whatever the instructor taught pretty much lined up with what was in the book. It was a great study guide accompanied by my instructor's notes!
The chapters on vitamins and minerals were especially interesting and informative.read more
It was a well written, easy to read, and kept my attention better than most textbooks.
The weight! It was very large and cumbersome. The print was also very small and the glossary didn't label a lot of crucial concepts I felt.read more
It had such extensive information on the chemistry of different foods and this was helpful when I was analyzing my diet!
To make this book better would be more examples. The chapter that covered pregnancy and nutrition was very interesting because it went into detail but didn't bore the reader.read more
The least helpful part of this book I would say was chapter 5. Lipids are a very important part of nutrition but it went so in depth even though I didn't need to know the information for Nutrition 200. The book was great but the professor could have chosen a different book. I could see this book being very helpful to anyone that is taking a difficult Nutrition course or just wants to know a lot more about nutrition.
it was very helpful and clear. It was organized and easy to understand. the book was easy to navigate throughread more
everything that test required. I learned a lot about food and what type of foods are the best and worst for you
This book helped to make the material for nutrition class more relate-able and easier to remember.read more
This book was overall very helpful, especially the graphics.
This book isn't particulary something that I use as much , because I prefer looking on the interent, it was helpful slightlyread more
the charts and picture where what was most helpful to me in using this book
This book showed me how my body reacts to different stages of nutrients. It told me how I can get more nutrients and how it would help my bodyread more
I liked the fact that this book help me understand nutrition and how nutrition and the human body interacts.
I would come with a DVD that would help you learn how to live a healthy life style.read more
The charts give the information in a way that allows you to find it easily.
Pub Date: 2012
Publisher: Cengage Learning