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Internationally renowned nutrition textbook now into 5th edition

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Professor Jim Mann, Co-director of the Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research Centre (EDOR) at the University of Otago, has celebrated the launch of the 5th edition of the textbook Essentials of Human Nutrition, which he has co-edited with Professor A. Stewart Truswell (University of Sydney).

Essentials of Human Nutrition, published by Oxford University Press, is the number one nutrition textbook in the UK, with more than 20,000 copies having been sold internationally.

Several EDOR members have also contributed to chapters in the book, including Professor Rachael Taylor, Dr Rachael McLean, and EDOR advisory board member Professor Boyd Swinburn.

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Stewart Truswell and Jim Mann at book launch Professors Stewart Truswell and Jim Mann celebrate the completion of the 5th edition of their textbook, Essentials of Human Nutrition. The book launch was held at the University Book Shop (UBS) on 23 May, 2017.