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Adventures in Food and Nutrition!, 5th Edition

Adventures in Food and Nutrition!, 5th Edition
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By: Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, Ph.D., R.D., F.A.N.D.

ISBN: 978-1-63126-000-1
Format: Hardcover
Copyright: ©2016
Subject: Food / Nutrition
Grade Level: 6-8
Retail Price: $93.28
School Price: $69.96


Adventures in Food and Nutrition! introduces students to the study of nutrition, food management, and meal preparation. Features throughout the book inform students on food technology innovations, build an appreciation for cultural diversity, and encourage career exploration.
  • An easy-to-understand writing style, along with supporting photographs, makes this text ideal for introductory classes.
  • Math and science features are used to investigate the link between nutrition and health.
  • Problem-solving scenarios develop student critical-thinking skills while vocabulary activities reinforce comprehension of new terms.

Table of Contents

  1. Food, Nutrition, and You
  2. Nutrients: The Building Blocks of Health
  3. Your Nutrition Toolbox
  4. Weighing Your Choices
  5. A Look at the Kitchen
  6. Cooking with Microwaves
  7. The Cook's Tools
  8. Play It Safe!
  9. Keep It Clean!
10. Recipes—Blueprints for Food
11. What's on the Menu?
12. Smart Shopping
13. Ready, Set, Cook!
14. When You're on the Go
15. Fabulous Fruits
16. Versatile Vegetables
17. Salad Success
18. Great Grains
19. Bountiful Breads
20. Dairy Delights
21. Marvelous Meat and Poultry
22. Savory Seafood
23. Incredible Eggs and Legumes
24. Delicious Desserts
25. A Career to Consider

Look Inside

Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15)
   sample Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Food / Nutrition)
   sample Chapter 3 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Food / Nutrition)
   sample Chapter 14 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Food / Nutrition)
Companion Website
   sample View Site (www.g-wlearning.com, Foods and Nutrition)
  Note: Sample file quality has been reduced to allow for Internet streaming and viewing.


FCS National Standards Correlations
   PDF National Standards for Nutrition and Wellness (PDF, 69 KB)
  Note: Correlation files may not be available for all listed courses.

About Author(s)

Carol Byrd-Bredbenner, Ph.D., R.D., F.A.N.D. - is a nationally recognized author and nutrition educator. Carol received her degrees in Home Economics Education and Nutrition from Florida State University and Pennsylvania State University. She is a Registered Dietitian and a member of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association), and Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior. In addition to being the author of Adventures in Food and Nutrition!, Carol has written several classroom nutrition education and food safety curriculum guides and teaching kits for preschool, elementary, middle school, and high school students. She also writes nutrition education computer software, a college level textbook, and has contributed nutrition articles to various family and consumer sciences publications as well as the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior and the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. She is actively involved in designing new methods to teach people of all ages how to improve their diets and health.

Carol has extensive teaching experience at both the secondary and university levels. As an active lecturer and consultant, she frequently conducts workshops for family and consumer sciences teachers and dietitians. She has made nutrition education presentations at national meetings of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and International Congress of Nutrition. She has served as the Director of the Nutrition Information and Resource Center at Pennsylvania State University. Currently, she is a nutrition teacher and researcher at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. For her expertise and significant contributions to the field of nutrition education, she has been named a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She also has received the Outstanding Nutrition Educator award from the Society of Nutrition Education and Behavior, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and U.S. Department of Agriculture.


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Text 524 978-1-63126-000-1 $93.28$69.96
Online Text, 1yr. Individual Subscription Purchase
Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription (min. 15) 978-1-63126-004-9 $107.28$80.46
Bundle (Text + Online Student Center, 6yr. Classroom Subscription) (min. 15) 978-1-63126-005-6 $143.96$107.97
Workbook 168 978-1-63126-001-8 $22.00$16.50
* Teacher's Resource CD 978-1-63126-007-0 $266.64$199.98*
* ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 978-1-63126-008-7 $248.00$186.00*
* Online Instructor Resources, 6yr. Individual Subscription 978-1-63126-003-2 $528.00$396.00*
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