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Nutrition & Medicine

Nutrition is the provision to cells and organisms of the materials necessary (in the form of food) to support life. Many common health problems can be prevented or alleviated with good nutrition. An organism's diet refers to what it eats. Dietitians are health professionals who specialize in human nutrition, meal planning, economics, preparation, and so on. They are trained to provide safe, evidence-based dietary advice and management to individuals (in health and disease), as well as to institutions. Poor diet can have an injurious impact on health, causing deficiency diseases such as scurvy, beriberi, and kwashiorkor; health-threatening conditions like obesity and metabolic syndrome, and such common chronic systemic diseases as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis.

Medicine is the practice of maintaining and restoring human health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of patients whose death it is the discipline's ultimate concern to avert. It has traditionally been regarded as both an art and a science: the term is derived from the Latin ars medicina meaning the art of healing. Whilst health science and biomedicine, clinical medicine, surgery and research are together the very bedrock of contemporary medicine, successful face-to-face relief of actual suffering resulting from disease and injury continues to require the intangible application of human feeling and compassion.

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Awesome Foods for Active Kids
by Anita Bean
from Hunter House
for Adult
in Clearance: General Interest (Location: C08-04)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Disease Fighters
by Nathan Aaseng
First Edition from Lerner Publishing Group
for 4th-6th grade
in History of Medicine (Location: B03-00C)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Exploring the History of Medicine
Exploring Series
by John Hudson Tiner
from Master Books
for 5th-12th grade
in Memoria Press Science (Location: B17-01C)
$12.50
Exploring the History of Medicine - Questions, Reviews & Tests
by Cindy Davis & Ashley Gratto
2nd edition from Memoria Press
for 5th-8th grade
$5.00
Exploring the History of Medicine - Quizzes, Reviews, and Tests
by Ashley Gratto
from Memoria Press
for 5th-8th grade
$5.00
Exploring the History of Medicine - Set
Exploring Series
by John Hudson Tiner
for 5th-12th grade
in Memoria Press Science (Location: B17-01C)
Exploring the History of Medicine - Supplemental Questions
by Ashley Gratto
3rd edition from Memoria Press
for 5th-8th grade
in Memoria Press Science (Location: B17-01C)
$5.00
Exploring the History of Medicine - Teacher Key and Tests
by Cindy Davis & Ashley Gratto
3rd edition from Memoria Press
for 5th-8th grade
in Memoria Press Science (Location: B17-01C)
$8.00
Family Guide to Reflexology
by Ann Gillanders
from Little, Brown & Company
for Adult
in Clearance: General Interest (Location: C08-04)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Family Health, Nutrition & Fitness
by Paul C. Reisser
from Tyndale House
for Adult
in Clearance: General Interest (Location: C08-04)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
First Aid for Children Fast
by DK Publishing
from DK Publishing
for 4th-8th grade
in Clearance: General Interest (Location: C08-04)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Homesteading
by Abigail R. Gehring
2nd edition from Skyhorse Publishing
for 9th-12th grade
in Self-Sufficiency (Location: C08-09A)
$27.95
In Defense of Food
by Michael Pollan
1st edition from Penguin Random House
for Adult
in Culture of Food (Location: C08-05F)
$16.00 $7.00 (1 in stock)
Janice VanCleave's Food and Nutrition for Every Kid
Janice VanCleave's Science for Every Kid Series
by Janice VanCleave
from John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
for 4th-8th grade
Cathy Duffy's 100 Top Picks
in Health Resources (Location: B18-15A)
$14.95 $8.00 (2 in stock)
Medicine and Society in America
Perspectives on History Series
by Jennifer Hanson, editor
from History Compass
Non-fiction for 6th-9th grade
in History of Medicine (Location: B03-00C)
$5.00 $3.00 (1 in stock)
Milliken: Nutrition
Milliken Transparency & Reproducible books
from Milliken Publishing
for 5th-9th grade
in Nutrition & Medicine (Location: C08-07D)
$9.00 (1 in stock)
Mommy Diagnostics
by Shonda Parker
3rd edition from Multnomah Books
for Adult
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: C08-07E)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Naturally Healthy Pregnancy
by Shonda Parker
3rd edition from Multnomah Books
for Adult
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: C08-07E)
$6.00 (2 in stock)
No-Gimmick Guide to Raising Fit Kids
by Robert S. Andersen
for Adult
in Clearance: General Interest (Location: C08-04)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Nutrition 101
by Debra Raybern, Karen Hopkins, Laura Hopkins, Sera Johnson
from Growing Healthy Homes
for Adult
in Nutrition & Medicine (Location: C08-07D)
Omnivore's Dilemma
by Michael Pollan
from Dial Press
for Adult
in Culture of Food (Location: C08-05F)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
Primal Body, Primal Mind
by Nora T. Gedgaudas
2nd edition from Healing Arts Press
for Adult
in Clearance: General Interest (Location: C08-04)
$1.00 (1 in stock)
Real Food Revival
by Ann Clark Espuelas, Sherri Brooks Vinton
from Jeremy P. Tarcher
for Adult
in Culture of Food (Location: C08-05F)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Sneaky Chef
by Missy Chase Lapine
from Running Press
for Adult
in Clearance: General Interest (Location: C08-04)
$2.00 (1 in stock)
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary
20th edition from Davis
for 9th-Adult
in Clearance: Science & Health (Location: ACL)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
What Makes You Ill?
Starting Point Science
by Mike Unwin & Kate Woodward
Revised from Usborne
for Preschool-3rd Grade
in Human Anatomy & Physiology (Location: BSR-13A)
$4.99
Your Pregnancy Week by Week
by Glade Curtis
4th edition from Fisher Books
for Adult
in Clearance: General Interest (Location: C08-04)
$3.00 (1 in stock)