Food, Nutrition and Health

Linda Tapsell · ISBN 9780190304867
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Publisher Oxford University Press ANZ
Author(s) Linda Tapsell
Edition 2
Published 9th April 2019
Related course codes DOH204 - Oral Community Health 2, EHR130 - Nutrition for Health
Food, Nutrition and Health, second edition, is an introductory text for all students of food and nutrition. This new edition includes more on nutrients and metabolism, and introduces important areas in Indigenous food security, social connections with food, and aspects of food science.The text begins with the basic principles of nutrition and the contexts in which nutrition knowledge is applied, before considering the application of nutrition knowledge under various conditions. Each chapter includes a section on pathways to practice to help students establish how they can apply the knowledge they are learning to broader policy and work environments in the real world.Understanding how food affects health is not just an area of learning—it is a part of life. With extended coverage of nutrition, society and the human lifecycle, students will able to use this text throughout their studies and then take into practice.NEW TO THIS EDITIONFive brand new chapters in applied nutrition including Nutrition for Exercise and Sport, Nutrition during Adolescence and Indigenous Australian Food Security: Working with an Intergenerational PerspectiveSignificantly revised content across all chapters including extended coverage of nutrients and the biological principles of nutritionStop and Think questions encourage students to draw upon the content covered within the chapterCases and Research at Work provide real-life examples that draw on the themes being explored in the chapterPathways to Practice provide key messages that address practice application skills that relate to different student cohorts (arts, exercise science, nutrition, nursing and public health).


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