Food & Nutrition for You is a comprehensive text that prepares students for a healthy lifestyle. It provides essential information about how food supplies the nutrients every body needs, and how to make healthy food choices. In addition, it introduces students to safe and sanitary food handling, proper use of kitchen equipment, culinary arts, and basic cooking techniques. This clear, concise text is designed to engage students by focusing on subjects that are relevant to their lives today. It puts facts into context by utilizing real-life examples, and presents information in short, colorful segments that capture the attention and interest of students.