Nutrition by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
What's in the Food We Eat

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An introduction to the science of nutrition discusses the role of diet in promoting health; the importance of vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients; the basic components of food; and the principles of proper nutrition.

About Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

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Dorothy Hinshaw Patent holds a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of California, Berkeley. She is the recipient of the Washington Post--Children's Book Guild Nonfiction Award for her body of work, which includes more than 130 books for children and young adults on subjects ranging from biodiversity to the spirit bear. She lives with her husband in Missoula, Montana. You can learn more about her on her web site: William Munoz has an avid interest in ecology and the environment and has taken the photographs for a number of books written by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent. Mr. Munoz lives in Hamilton, Montana.
Published September 1, 1992 by Holiday House. 40 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Children's Books.

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