“Wardlaw’s Perspectives in Nutrition 10th edition” is the most comprehensive eBook on nutrition that has personal focus. Its authors are expert nutritionists. These include Jacqueline Berning, Danita Kelley, Gaile Moe and Carol Byrd Bredbenner. Book publisher is McGraw-Hill Education, 2015. Many features of this edition make it special to read. Firstly, Wardlaw’s Perspectives in Nutrition 10th edition has an enhanced accessibility. Accessibility in term of knowledge a person can gain from the contents of this book. Secondly, Perspectives in Nutrition has now more focus and emphasis on personal nutrition. The applications of the knowledge that we gain is easily available. This book will enable readers to plan their diet and nutrition in a more balanced way. Lastly, this edition has an arrangement of accessing yourself. Chapters also contain case studies and knowledge check boxes in them. It will enhance the learning process.
Wardlaw’s Perspectives in Nutrition 10th Edition
Colin H. Wheatley is the executive editor of this book. Wardlaw’s Perspectives in Nutrition is a book that is designed elegantly to fit readers psyche. Beautiful diagrams, real life pictures and demonstrations make learning extremely easy. The book is divided into a total of five parts comprising of eighteen chapters. The headings of all the five parts of the book are given below.
- Nutrition basics
- Energy yielding nutrients and alcohol
- Metabolism and energy balance
- Vitamins and minerals
- Nutrition applications in the life cycle
The last part is specifically important. It explains the how can a person plan his nutrition at different stages of his life. Like, during pregnancy and breast feeding, what are the nutritional aspects? Similarly, there is information about different nutritional needs during growth years.
The eBook file has click to go feature. It makes browsing across a lengthy book quite easy. A hand pointer comes when you scroll over a chapter or sub heading in the content. Moving quickly to that point becomes very easy. There are 992 pages in the book.
Overall, Wardlaw’s Perspectives in Nutrition 10th edition is a very informative and easy understandable book. It is a good option to read for students and practitioners. General public and readers can also get benefit from this book.