Provides students of nutrition in general and nursing students in particular with all they need to prepare for the subject of nutrition. Compact and comprehensive, and written especially for the nursing students, it encompasses all aspects of food science and nutrition. Each chapter includes a brief introduction and outline. Copious illustrations, charts and tables for visual clarification. Each chapter includes study questions to help students prepare for the examination. Written in simplem, easy-to-understand language. Includes a comprehensive glossary. Appendices contain useful information for students which may come handy in their practice.