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Published: 04 September 2019

680 Pages | 180 illus.

9.8 x 8.0 inches

ISBN: 9780190304867

Bookseller Code (05)


Food, Nutrition, and Health

Second Edition

Linda Tapsell

  • A holistic and cross-disciplinary approach that allows students to carry the text throughout their course and into their career.
  • Extended coverage of nutrition, society and the human lifecycle - specifically Indigenous Australian food security, food consumption, food security, food innovation, food composition and dietary assessment.
  • Supplementary resource package to allow students to practice and apply their knowledge to real-world scenarios.
  • A range of pedagogical features including case examples, 'Try it Yourself' exercises and 'Pathways to Practice' encouraging students to question, reflect and discuss.
  • Addresses new National Health and Medical Research Council guidelines.

New to this Edition:

  • Heavily revised structure and expanded content to support the teaching of nutrients and metabolism.
  • New chapters: - Chapter 13: Nutrition for Exercise and Sport - Chapter 16: Nutrition During the Lifecycle: Adolescence - Chapter 19: Indigenous Australian Food Security: Working with an Intergenerational Perspective - Chapter 20: Social and Behavioural Aspects of Food Consumption - Chapter 23: Food Science, Technology and Food Safety
  • Updated to address new National Health and Medical Research Council guidelines.
  • New pedagogical features: - Pathways to Practice - Topic Link - Useful Weblinks

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