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The Scoop on What to Eat

What You Should Know About Diet and Nutrition

Series: Issues in Focus Today

By Kathlyn Gay

Today's news is constantly filled with stories about obesity and eating disorders, while advertisements give us a confusing message about the best things to eat. Kathlyn Gay explains why young people need to know about nutrition and about how they can make good choices about food. She explores diets, pills and supplements, vegetarian eating, the food pyramid, and more.

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Reviews

This is a great book for teens to read. It packs a lot of important information into a relatively short amount of space . . . Every teen should read this book not only for the factual food information but also for the look at social behavior and media and peer influence."

Children's Literature

"This book is useful on many levels, for research and personal information."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, March 2009

"Bolstered with well-integrated quotes and relevant statistics, books in the Issues in Focus Today series offer an excellent starting point for students seeking broad, thoroughly researched introductions to basic issues."

Booklist, April 15, 2009

"This book is very interesting and relevant to today’s health concerns . . ."

Book Buzz, February 2010

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