FICTION

The Truth About Physical Fitness and Nutrition

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Gr 9 Up—Within the "A-to-Z Entries" that range from "Additives and Processed Food" to "Weight Training and Weight Management," information is also conveyed through "Q & A"s ("I'm skinny. Do I need to exercise?"), "Fact or Fiction," and "Teens Speak" sections. The latter testimonials seem suspect, as they are attributed by first name only, but these sections are few compared to the referencing of current studies and expert opinions that help dispel fitness and nutrition myths. While the volume may not live up to the introduction's lofty goal, "This may be one of the most important books you will ever read," the sound information provides a foundation for reports or further research on any of the topics. A section devoted to hotlines and help sites is included.—Joanna K. Fabicon, Los Angeles Public Library

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