Eat, Move, Think: Living Healthy [NOOK Book]

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While many of us strive to live healthy lives, the task can be daunting and the information overwhelming. Should we be more concerned with our diet or with keeping our weight down? How important is exercise? What kinds of diseases should we really be worried about getting—or preventing? In this eBook, “Eat, Move, Think: Living Healthy,” we’ve assembled a number of stories on what we think sums up a healthy lifestyle, as well as some of the common obstacles faced in trying to achieve it. Some would argue that ...
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Overview


While many of us strive to live healthy lives, the task can be daunting and the information overwhelming. Should we be more concerned with our diet or with keeping our weight down? How important is exercise? What kinds of diseases should we really be worried about getting—or preventing? In this eBook, “Eat, Move, Think: Living Healthy,” we’ve assembled a number of stories on what we think sums up a healthy lifestyle, as well as some of the common obstacles faced in trying to achieve it. Some would argue that diet is the cornerstone of healthy living. To that end the first section, “Diet for Health,” opens with a story by nutritionist Marion Nestle, who sums up what it means to eat right in “Eating Made Simple.” Subsequent sections look at the efficacy of vitamins and supplements, the benefits of exercise and the importance of coping with mental stress. Because obesity cannot be ignored—it is increasing at epidemic rates worldwide—Section 3 covers “The Obesity Epidemic.” While lifestyle can be a component of many diseases, including cancer and heart disease, we chose to include a section on diabetes because, like obesity, it too is increasing rapidly. The key to living healthfully is making informed choices, whether those involve the food you eat, where to live, your ideal weight or how to stave off depression. Armed with the right knowledge, everyone can live a healthier life—and that means a happier life.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781466833890
  • Publisher: Scientific American
  • Publication date: 5/13/2013
  • Sold by: Macmillan
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 100
  • Sales rank: 312,175
  • File size: 3 MB

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Founded in 1845, Scientific American is the longest continuously published magazine in the US and the home of the most exciting authors presenting the most dynamic ideas in science today. As the leading popular source and authority on science, technology, and innovation, Scientific American’s award-winning scientist-authored content engages, educates and inspires current and future generations of curious citizens and public and private sector leaders. Together with scientificamerican.com, Scientific American MIND and 14 local language editions around the world, Scientific American gives readers unique access to the most important insights and developments in science and technology in the world today.
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