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Diet and Wellness Plus, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access 1st Edition

Cengage Learning, Michelle 'Shelley' McGuire, Kathy A. Beerman, Marie Dunford, J. Andrew Doyle

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Overview

Engage your students with Diet & Wellness Plus! Demonstrating the relevance of your course, this program helps students gain a better understanding of how nutrition relates to their personal health goals. It enables them to track their diet and activity, generate reports, and analyze the nutritional value of the food they eat. Diet & Wellness Plus includes over 75,000 foods as well as custom food and recipe features. The new Behavior Change Planner helps students identify risks in their lives and guides them through the key steps to make positive changes.

Cengage Learning,

Michelle 'Shelley' McGuire, Washington State University

Dr. Michelle "Shelley" McGuire teaches in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Washington State University. She is the author of several published articles, and specializes in the research of understanding of how breastfeeding and lactation influence both maternal and child health and well-being. Recent research has focused on investigating how maternal diet influences milk fat content and, thus, energy intake and fatty acid consumption of the breastfeeding child. Dr. McGuire has been teaching the basic nutrition course for several years and has a strong appreciation of the course, its goals and objectives, and the variety of student needs. This experience coupled with her strong writing and research background has helped her create an exciting and refreshing text for the introductory nutrition course.

Kathy A. Beerman, Washington State University

Dr. Beerman teaches in the School of Biological Sciences at Washington State University. She is the author of several published articles assessing the impact of bioactive components in soy (isoflavones) on health parameters in menopausal women. More recently, she has been studying the prevalence of iron deficiency anemia in rural, impoverished regions of Guatemala, and efficacy of a novel approach to improve iron status in women and children. Dr. Beerman teaches the 300-level nutrition course for health-related majors (Nutrition, Health, and Disease), as well as courses related to women's health (Biology of Women). She also teaches a course in teaching methodology (Teaching Methods in Higher Education) for graduate students. Since joining the faculty at Washington State University in 1989, she has taught more than 12,000 students and has been the recipient of several college and university teaching awards. Dr. Beerman's years of teaching experience, combined with her wide knowledge base in nutrition, health sciences and educational pedagogy, has helped create this innovative introductory nutrition text.

Marie Dunford, Formerly of the Department of Food Science and Nutrition, California State University, Fresno

MARIE DUNFORD, Ph.D., R.D., has been involved in sports nutrition since the mid-1980s. In 1985, while a faculty member at California State University, Fresno, she created the curriculum for an upper-division course entitled "Nutrition and the Athlete." She taught the course for a total of 16 years, during which time she interacted with thousands of student athletes. This direct exposure to nutrition and exercise science majors and NCAA Division I athletes helped her to develop an understanding of how students learn and the sports nutrition topics that are the most difficult for students to master. In addition to this textbook, Dr. Dunford has written three other books and numerous online sports nutrition courses for nutrition and exercise professionals. She is an active member of SCAN—the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutritionists—a dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association, and a member of the American College of Sports Medicine. She is an avid recreational tennis player and a struggling student of French.

J. Andrew Doyle, Department of Kinesiology and Health, Georgia State University

J. ANDREW DOYLE, Ph.D., FACSM, is an Associate Professor of Exercise Physiology and the Director of the Applied Physiology Laboratory in the Department of Kinesiology and Health at Georgia State University, where he formerly served as the Department Chair. He received a B.S. in Zoology from Clemson University, an M.S. in Exercise Science from Georgia State University, and his doctorate in Exercise Physiology from the Ohio State University. He has taught exercise physiology, exercise testing and fitness assessment, and exercise programming at the undergraduate and graduate level for over 20 years. His research interests include carbohydrate metabolism and exercise and the role of physical activity, exercise, and fitness in health. He has conducted, published, and presented numerous research studies with cyclists, runners, and triathletes, and has extensive experience testing elite athletes from cycling, running, gymnastics, rowing, canoe and kayak, and basketball. Dr. Doyle is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.
  • NEW: Behavior Tracker. The "Track Change" feature helps students identify a high risk behavior and make a positive change. After students complete a Wellness Profile questionnaire, Diet & Wellness Plus rates the level of concern for eight different areas of wellness. It then helps students put together a plan for positive change by helping them select a goal to work toward.
  • NEW: Assignable Reports. Instructors can create an assignment for a report, and indicate when the assignment should be completed.
  • NEW: Redesigned Dashboard. The dashboard includes visual graphs of calories and nutrients for the week, along with the Wellness Profile and assigned reports.
  • NEW: More Profiles. Students can now have up to ten profiles to compare and contrast different scenarios.
  • NEW: Redesigned, clean, modern interface.
  • The "Track Diet" and "Track Activity" features enable students to easily track their daily diet and activities and see the personal relevance of the course in their lives. The food database includes over 55,000 foods and students can add their own unique foods and recipes.
  • Diet & Wellness Plus offers a large number of reports to provide flexibility in making assignments, and to keep students active throughout the semester. Personalized reports motivate students to complete assignments and apply course concepts.

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

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Diet and Wellness Plus, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285856216
Diet & Wellness Plus helps you understand how nutrition relates to your personal health goals. Track your diet and activity, generate reports, and analyze the nutritional value of the food you eat. Diet & Wellness Plus includes over 75,000 foods as well as custom food and recipe features. The new Behavior Change Planner helps you identify risks in your life and guides you through the key steps to make positive changes.