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 1Wellness and Food Choices

Chapter 2Enjoying Food

Chapter 3A World of Diversity

Chapter 4The Food Supply

Unit Two: Nutrition For Health

Chapter 5Nutrients and Energy

Chapter 6Getting and Using Nutrients

Chapter 7Eating the Dietary Guidelines Way

Chapter 8Building Your Nutrition Pyramid

Chapter 9Lifelong Nutrition

Chapter 10Special Health Concerns

Unit Three: Making Food Choices

Chapter 11Sorting Out the Facts

Chapter 12Nutrition Throughout Your Day

Chapter 13Supermarket Decisions

Chapter 14Food Preparation Choices

Chapter 15Eating Well When Eating Out

Chapter 16Vegetarian Choices

Unit Four: Fitness and Food

Chapter 17Understanding Physical Fitness

Chapter 18A Plan for Active Living

Chapter 19Fueling Up for Fitness

Chapter 20Healthful Choices About Weight

Unit Five: Pyramid Foods

Chapter 21Bread, Cereal, Rice, and Pasta

Chapter 22Vegetables

Chapter 23Fruits

Chapter 24Milk, Yogurt, and Cheese

Chapter 25Meat, Poultry, and Fish

Chapter 26Eggs, Beans, and Nuts

Unit Six: Creative Combinations

Chapter 27Salads

Chapter 28Soups and Stews

Chapter 29Casseroles, Stir-Fries, and More

Chapter 30Quick and Yeast Breads

Chapter 31Sandwiches and Pizza

Chapter 32Desserts

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