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Practical Skills in Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics by William Aspden, Fiona Caple, Rob Reed, Jonathan Weyers

Practical Skills in Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics

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Part of the Practical Skills Series


Practical Skills in Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics by William Aspden, Fiona Caple, Rob Reed, Jonathan Weyers

If you are studying food science, nutrition and dietetics, or a related course, then this book will be an indispensable companion throughout your entire degree programme. This 'one-stop' text will guide you through the wide range of practical, analytical and data handling skills that you will need during your studies. It will also give you a solid grounding in wider transferable skills such as teamwork, using information technology, communicating information and study skills. Practical Skills in Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics provides an easy-to-read guide to help you develop the skills you need to succeed. It explains the essential elements of practical techniques and procedures in a step-by-step manner to help you understand their application in the context of food science, nutrition and dietetics. This text's unique and comprehensive coverage includes: general advice on practical work; measuring techniques; statistical techniques; analysis and presentation of data; and study skills.


This is a fantastic text for dietetics students wanting a clear reference on food science / analysis and other general aspects of scientific systems and communications. [...] For all dietitians, this is a very useful reference to learn or update many important skills that complement core knowledge in dietetics. - Reviewed by Ursula Arens in NHD Magazine

About the Author

William Aspden is Lecturer in Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics at CQUniversity, AustraliaFiona Caple is Senior Lecturer in Food Science and Nutrition and Human Nutrition at Northumbria University, UKRob Reed is Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) at CQUniversity, AustraliaJonathan Weyers is Director of Quality Assurance at the University of Dundee, UK Allan Jones is Senior Lecturer and Chancellor's Award Fellow in Ecology, Environmental Science and Zoology at the University of Dundee, UK

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Publication date

7th July 2011


William Aspden, Fiona Caple, Rob Reed, Jonathan Weyers

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Prentice-Hall an imprint of Pearson Education Limited


532 pages


Food & beverage technology



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