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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

Powerful Protein

The Lowdown on Fat and Cholesterol

Carbohydrates: A Complex Story

Alcohol: Another Form of Grape and Grain

Vigorous Vitamins

Mighty Minerals

Phabulous Phytochemicals

Water Works

Healthy Eating

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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