Nutrition For Dummies is for anyone who cares about whatthey eat, and wants to know about the facts, not the fads.
Finding easy to understand and sensible advice on what youshould be eating is easier said than done – advice seems toconstantly change and fad diets only seem to help celebrities pileon the pounds in their bank account, rather than making any of ushealthier! In this book, Nigel Denby and Sue Baic, two experiencedand registered dieticians, dispel all myths and provide you withthe information you need to eat for a healthy life. They explainevery aspect of the subject from the basics about essentialnutrients to the relationship between allergies and food and giveyou the knowledge and confidence to start making wise foodchoices.
Inside you’ll find information on:
The Basic Facts about Nutrition
Digestion: The 24-Hour Food Factory
Calories: The Energisers
What You Get from Food
The Lowdown on Fat and Cholesterol
Carbohydrates: A Complex Story
Alcohol: Another Form of Grape and Grain
Why You Eat When You Eat
Why You Like the Foods You Like
What Is a Healthy Diet?
Making Wise Food Choices
Eating Smart When Eating Out
What Is Food Processing?
Cooking and Nutrition
Food and Medicine
When Food Gives You a Rash
Food and Mood
Food and Drug Interactions
A Supplemental Story
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