Nutrition concepts and controversies 14th edition is a unique book on nutrition. It is written in a different style as compared to other books reviewed. Frances Sizer and Ellie Whitney are book authors. It has two main aspects. The first aspect deals with providing the basic nutrition concept. This is available other famous books of nutrition. Whereas, the other one is interesting. It debates on many misconceptions and controversies. These controversies are related to our food intake and nutrition. Nutrition concepts and controversies book answers these questions.
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Nutrition Concepts and Controversies 14th edition
14th edition of the book is the latest one. As said above Nutrition concepts and controversies highlights common issues faced in nutrition. There are a total of fifteen chapters on common nutrition topics. The chapters start with explanation of common concepts. In between the chapters there also arise certain questions of common concern. These questions are the controversies. As different segments of population have different views about these questions. Then there is an explanation of these questions.
Common controversial question of chapter 1 for example are as follows. Can we live by just consuming supplements? How enough nutrients can be obtained without consuming too much calories? How real nutritionists can be separated from imposters? Similarly many other questions are there.
Similar questions keep coming according to the theme of the chapter. The authors have made good effort to answers these questions. Controversies relating to these perceptions can also be very much overcome by reading this book.
Nutrition concepts and controversies also contains useful definitions in every chapter. There are separate glossary parts in between the topics. Pictorial presentation of the book is eye catching. Overall Nutrition concepts and controversies is a very useful and informative book. Moreover, the reference of common concepts make this book a must read edition.
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