This best-selling text offers all of the information you need to understand the basic principles of nutrition through premium content, trend setting technology, and superior learning resources, all designed to make learning easy and interesting. The text includes lots of examples that help bring concepts into perspective and figures, many also made into animations, that help bring them to life. Open a chapter to see the "Do you ever" sections, which include interesting questions that you may wonder about, but not know the answer. The integrated "Key Point" sections recap section material to ensure you have captured the main points before moving on to the next ones. There are also end-of-chapter "Controversies" that highlight current research on emerging topics, like diabetes and vitamin supplements. Plus, beyond the pages of the text, there is a new ThomsonNOW web site that includes review questions, a personalized study plan, animations, and a bunch of other study tools. Whether looking for a text full of up-to-date information, a text that is enjoyable to read, or a text that offers a variety of learning tools to help you succeed in the course, NUTRITION CONCEPTS AND CONTROVERSIES is the text for you!Whitney, Ellie is the author of 'Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies', published 2007 under ISBN 9780495390657 and ISBN 0495390658.