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Nutrition Decisions: Eat Smart, Move MoreAuthor: Carolyn Dunn
Nutrition Decisions: Eat Smart, Move More provides students with the skills they need to make eating healthy and being active attainable, no matter how busy they are. It goes beyond the facts and provides practical ways students can put their knowledge to work immediately. The text employs the Theory of Planned Behavior to empower students to make positive changes in their lives to improve their health.
Special features throughout the text help students navigate some of the controversial issues in nutrition and physical activity, check their own health status, try something new, learn how eating healthy and being physically active can also help the environment, explore how policies and the environment in which they live affects their health, and help them take a small or large step towards eating smart and moving more.
Nutrition Decisions is unique in that it challenges students to act to align their eating and physical activity behaviors with what they are learning. It encourages personal health behavior change for a lifetime of good habits and good health. This book is for anyone who wants to learn how to eat better, move more, and achieve and maintain a healthy weight.
Learn more about Nutrition and healthy eating choices on Carolyn Dunn’s Blog,.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1 Food: Why You Eat What You Eat
Chapter 2 Eat Healthy: Tools to Help You Choose
Chapter 3 Eating Out or Eating In: Where You Eat Affects What You Eat
Chapter 4 Digestion and Absorption: How Your Body Uses the Food You Eat
Chapter 5 Carbohydrates: Skip the Simple, Add More Complex
Chapter 6 Fruits and Vegetables: Eat All the Colours
Chapter 7 Beverages: Re-Think Your Drink
Chapter 8 Protein: More is Not Always Better
Chapter 9 Milk and Dairy: Not Just for Kids
Chapter 10 Fats and Oils: A Little Goes a Long Way
Chapter 11 Physical Activity and Exercise: Move More Everyday
Chapter 12 Overweight and Obesity: Public Health Crisis of Our Time
Chapter 13 Lifecycle Nutrition: Eating Smart Across the Life Span
Chapter 14 Safety of the Food Supply: Keep Your Food Safe
Chapter 15 Beyond Eating Smart and Moving More: Other Components of a Healthy Life