Thursday, November 13, 2014

New Releases: Nutrition & Public Health E-Books

They may be of significance for research purposes, or matters of personal interest. Whatever your level of interest or expertise, nutrition and public health are subjects that pertain to each of us, every day.  The TWU Libraries are pleased to now provide access, with Pioneer Portal login information, to two important online resources you can turn to--whatever the reason--for current, thorough and authoritative information on nutrition and public health topics.

NEW!   ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HUMAN NUTRITION (3RD EDITION)

What It Is   The role of nutrition in combating disease, and otherwise improving quality of life, is undeniable.  This 4-volume revision of an award-winning work reflects scientific advances in the field of human nutrition and presents the latest understanding on a wide range of nutrition-related topics--including food safety, weight management, vitamins, bioengineering of foods, plant-based diet, raw foods, organic food, biofortification, nutritional labeling and the effect of religious customs on diet.  This new edition also features broader cross-referencing of emerging opportunities for the potential prevention and treatment of diseases.


Format   E-Book


NOW ONLINE!   INTERNATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PUBLIC HEALTH

What It Is   An authoritative and comprehensive guide to the major issues, challenges, methods and approaches of global public health.  Covers all dimensions of the field, from details of specific diseases to the organization of social insurance agencies.  Includes articles on public health aspects of diseases and conditions, aging, diet, injuries, ethics and the law, measurement and modeling, consumerism, anthropology and sociology, economics, public health history and global issues.


Formats  E-Book, Print


~Sandy Cochran with Kris Reed

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