Nutrition a Health Promotion Approach (3rd edition)

Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Article publication date: 18 July 2008



Webb, G.P. and Arnold, H. (2008), "Nutrition a Health Promotion Approach (3rd edition)", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 38 No. 4, pp. 394-394.



Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2008, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

With all of the focus on nutrition and the impact of it on health this book can be invaluable to workers in the field

It is written in five parts:

  1. (1)

    Concepts and principles

  2. (2)

    Energy, energy balance and obesity

  3. (3)


  4. (4)

    Variations in nutritional requirements

  5. (5)

    Safety and quality of food

This is an excellent book, which is written in a thought‐provoking manner. It is easy to read and contains key points, which are boxed and so make easy references.

It is up‐to‐date with references to the newly published Eatwell plate from the Food Standards agency.

This is a very useful book for workers in this area and for those students of the subject.

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