Nutrition & Wellness, Student Edition

by Doris Hasler, McGraw-Hill Education, Roberta Larson Duyff

McGraw-Hill Education | June 20, 2003 | Hardcover

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Nutrition & Wellness is designed for foods and nutrition courses in grades 8-10. It can be targeted in several ways: for courses that emphasize nutrition and fitness; for foods and nutrition courses that place less emphasis on food preparation than traditional foods courses; or for an introductory high school foods course in a two-course sequence. It should be noted food preparation is thoroughly covered in the special Food Preparation Handbook at the back of the book. Many teachers find Nutrition & Wellness appealing for traditional foods and nutrition courses as well, because of its upbeat, student-friendly approach and its high-impact visual design. The text''s positive approach emphasizes enjoyment of food and physical activity. Nutrition information is geared toward teens.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 10.3 × 8.2 × 0.9 in

Published: June 20, 2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0078463327

ISBN - 13: 9780078463327

Found in: Family and Relationships
Appropriate for ages: 14 - 17

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Nutrition & Wellness, Student Edition

by Doris Hasler, McGraw-Hill Education, Roberta Larson Duyff

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 10.3 × 8.2 × 0.9 in

Published: June 20, 2003

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0078463327

ISBN - 13: 9780078463327

About the Book

"Nutrition And Wellness" is designed for foods and nutrition courses in grades 8-10. It can be targeted in several ways: for courses that emphasize nutrition and fitness; for foods and nutrition courses that place less emphasis on food preparation than traditional foods courses; or for an introductory high school foods course in a two-course sequence. It should be noted food preparation is thoroughly covered in the special "Food Preparation Handbook" at the back of the book. Many teachers find "Nutrition And Wellness" appealing for traditional foods and nutrition courses as well, because of its upbeat, student-friendly approach and its high-impact visual design. The text's positive approach emphasizes enjoyment of food and physical activity. Nutrition information is geared toward teens..

Table of Contents

Unit One: Food In Your Life

Chapter 1 Wellness and Food Choices

Chapter 2 Enjoying Food

Chapter 3 A World of Diversity

Chapter 4 The Food Supply

Unit Two: Nutrition For Health

Chapter 5 Nutrients and Energy

Chapter 6 Getting and Using Nutrients

Chapter 7 Eating the Dietary Guidelines Way

Chapter 8 Building Your Nutrition Pyramid

Chapter 9 Lifelong Nutrition

Chapter 10 Special Health Concerns

Unit Three: Making Food Choices

Chapter 11 Sorting Out the Facts

Chapter 12 Nutrition Throughout Your Day

Chapter 13 Supermarket Decisions

Chapter 14 Food Preparation Choices

Chapter 15 Eating Well When Eating Out

Chapter 16 Vegetarian Choices

Unit Four: Fitness and Food

Chapter 17 Understanding Physical Fitness

Chapter 18 A Plan for Active Living

Chapter 19 Fueling Up for Fitness

Chapter 20 Healthful Choices About Weight

Unit Five: Pyramid Foods

Chapter 21 Bread, Cereal, Rice, and Pasta

Chapter 22 Vegetables

Chapter 23 Fruits

Chapter 24 Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese

Chapter 25 Meat, Poultry, and Fish

Chapter 26 Eggs, Beans, and Nuts

Unit Six: Creative Combinations

Chapter 27 Salads

Chapter 28 Soups and Stews

Chapter 29 Casseroles, Stir-Fries, and More

Chapter 30 Quick and Yeast Breads

Chapter 31 Sandwiches and Pizza

Chapter 32 Desserts

FOOD PREPARATION HANDBOOK

Part 1: Preparing Food Safely

Part 2: Kitchen Equipment

Part 3: Skills for Preparing Food

Part 4: The Science of Preparing Food

Part 5: The Art of Preparing Food

From the Publisher

Nutrition & Wellness is designed for foods and nutrition courses in grades 8-10. It can be targeted in several ways: for courses that emphasize nutrition and fitness; for foods and nutrition courses that place less emphasis on food preparation than traditional foods courses; or for an introductory high school foods course in a two-course sequence. It should be noted food preparation is thoroughly covered in the special Food Preparation Handbook at the back of the book. Many teachers find Nutrition & Wellness appealing for traditional foods and nutrition courses as well, because of its upbeat, student-friendly approach and its high-impact visual design. The text''s positive approach emphasizes enjoyment of food and physical activity. Nutrition information is geared toward teens.

Appropriate for ages: 14 - 17