Nutrition & Wellness for Life
Item #: GW7051
Interest Level: Gr. 9–Adult
Reading Level: Gr. 8–9
Components: Textbook, Workbook, Teacher Resources and Assessments
Sale Price: $89.00


Stress the importance of healthful eating and physical activity!

The text explores how decisions affect wellness at various stages of life. Your students will learn the body’s need for various nutrients may be greater at some stages of the life cycle. Nutrition & Wellness for Life includes strategies for staying physically active and for meeting the special needs of the competitive athlete. The nutrition link to social and mental health is explained. Students will learn how to recognize sources of stress and reduce its negative impact on total wellness. The text also explains how to handle food safely, plan nourishing meals, and make healthy food choices when eating out.

  • New chapter features include Wellness Tip, Math Link, and Extend Your Knowledge as well as case studies and career snapshots.
  • Critical thinking, application, technology, academic, and workplace-related activities extend learning.
  • New career planning appendix, Exchange Lists for Meal Planning, BMI-forage percentile graphs, and Dietary Reference Intake tables serve as valuable resources.

Workbook: Activities review culinary terminology and chapter content. The workbook also helps students apply what they have learned as they buy, prepare, and store foods. A wide variety of activities are provided for various learning styles. The text provides the information students will need to complete many of the activities. Other activities will require creative thinking and research beyond the textbook.

Teachers Edition: Presents a variety of instructional strategies in the margins of each page that are intended to guide you in reviewing and reinforcing the chapter content. Related Web sites are often cited along with technology applications and cross-curricular ideas. It also provides discussion topics, enrichment activities, assessment techniques, and correlations to the National Family and Consumer Sciences Standards.

Resource Guide: Provides numerous instructional resources that support each chapter of the textbook including bulletin board ideas, introductory activities, suggested teaching strategies, test masters, answer keys, reproducible masters, transparency masters, and much more. All of the resources for teaching each chapter are conveniently grouped together.

The Teacher’s Resource CD contains the following items:

  • Teacher’s Edition: A Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Teacher’s Edition, with bookmarks and search capabilities
  • Teacher’s Resources: The Teacher’s Resources in a PDF version, allowing you to view and print pages from your computer
  • Lesson Plans: Customized daily lesson plans in Microsoft® Word — quickly prepare with our new easy-to-edit format
  • Lesson Slides: Provided as PowerPoint® slide shows (PPS) and listed by chapter
  • Related Web Links: Direct Internet links provided for numerous content-related Web sites

System Requirements:

Windows®: Intel® Pentium® II or compatible processor, Windows® 2000/XP/7, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Internet Explorer® (6 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer (free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player(free downloads).

Macintosh®: PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® processor, Mac OS® X v10.4, 128 MB RAM (256 MB RAM recommended), Safari® (2.0 or higher), PowerPoint® Viewer(free download), Adobe® Reader® and Flash® Player (free downloads).

Item# Products Price
GW7051WB Nutrition & Wellness for Life TextBook $ 89.00
GW7052WB Nutrition & Wellness for Life WorkBook $ 22.49
GW7054WB Nutrition & Wellness for Life Teacher's Edition $ 129.00
GW7056WB Nutrition & Wellness for Life Resource CD $ 207.99
GW7057WB Nutrition & Wellness for Life Assessments $ 197.99