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Welcome to your Introduction to Nutrition and Health Sciences reading list. Here you will find the resources to support you throughout this module.
Essentials of Human Nutrition by Food is one of the basic necessities of life, yet nutrition has only relatively recently been recognised as one of the most important determinants of individual and public health. A full understanding of this multi-faceted subject area requires an integrated approach, from molecular tosocietal level.Essentials of Human Nutrition provides a complete and student-friendly introduction to the field making it an ideal companion for students throughout their study of nutrition. Written by an international team of experts, every chapter is carefully edited to give consistently clear and coherentexplanations of all of the essential principles of nutrition.The physiological and biochemical processes involved in nourishment are discussed first, before the text moves on to consider the different effects of diet and changing nutritional requirements at different life stages. The book concludes by illustrating how nutritional principles are applied indifferent practical contexts, from sports nutrition to food in hospitals.Online Resource Centre:Student Resources:* Forest plot: forest plot discussed in Chapter 24 'Nutrition and Cancer', showing the results of a meta-analysis of observational studies of the relationship between waist circumference and postmenopausal breast cancer.* Topical updates: periodic updates from the editors on the debate surrounding topical subjects.* Weblinks: useful weblinks to journal articles cited in the book.Lecturer Resources:* Figures from the book: available to download for use in lectures.
Call Number: 613.4 MAN
Publication Date: 2017
Introduction to Human Nutrition by In this second edition of the introductory text in the acclaimed Nutrition Society Textbook Series, Introduction to Human Nutrition has been revised and updated to meet the needs of the contemporary student. Introduction to Human Nutrition is an essential purchase for students of nutrition and dietetics, and also for those students who major in other subjects that have a nutrition component, such as food science, medicine, pharmacy and nursing. Professionals in nutrition, dietetics, food science, medicine, health sciences and many related areas will also find much of great value within its covers.
Call Number: 612.3 GIB
Publication Date: 2009
Nutrition by Traditionally, nutrition textbooks have divided human nutrition into basic science, public health and clinical nutrition, however in this exciting new textbook, Professor Simon Langley-Evans spans these divisions, bringing together the full range of disciplines into one accessible book through the lifespan approach. Taking the reader through how the body?s demand for nutrients continues to change across the many stages of life, such an approach allows full consideration of how diet relates to health, wellbeing and disease and provides an excellent vehicle to illustrate the key concepts in nutrition science. Carefully structured with the student?s needs in mind, each chapter includes: Learning objectives Research highlights, clearly displayed in boxes Suggested further reading Summary boxes Brief self-assessment tests Additional resources are published on the book?s website: www.wiley.com/go/langleyevans Nutrition: A Lifespan Approach will provide the undergraduate student of nutrition with an excellent learning resource. The book will also be a valuable tool for those studying areas such as human biology, health studies and sports science, where an understanding of human nutrition is required. Professionals working in nutrition, dietetics and related health sciences will also find much of value within this book. Libraries in all universities and research establishments where nutrition, dietetics, health and medical sciences are studied and taught should have copies of this book available on their shelves.
Call Number: 612.3 LAN + eBook
Publication Date: 2009-06-22
Human Nutrition and Dietetics. 10th edn. by This classic textbook covers the entire field of nutrition. Written by a large number of expert contributors, it contains comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the subject: physiology of nutrition, foods and their composition, dietary requirements in health, and nutritional management of disease.
Call Number: 613.2 GAR
Publication Date: 1999