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Healing Nutrition provides practical information about how our dietary choices can optimize health. Discusses nutrition throughout the lifespan and the best food for each age group. Contains current information, both pro and con, on living foods such as sprouted seeds, yogurt and salads, and features an informational section on the benefits and possible hazards of vegetarian diets. Completely updated weight control section includes an analysis of fad diets and their effect on health.
The book contains black-and-white illustrations.
Part 1: The Importance of Healing Nutrition. Chapter 1: Why healing Nutrition? Chapter 2: The Meaning of Food. Chapter 3: Food and Disease. Part 2: Understanding the Basics. Chapter 4: Basic Nutritional Needs. Chapter 5: Proteins. Chapter 6: Fats. Chapter 7: Carbohydrates. Chapter 8: Vitamins and Minerals. Chapter 9: Emotions and Food. Chapter 10: Nutrition Through the Lifespan. Part 3: New Dimensions of Healing Foods. Chapter 11: New Food Facts. Chapter 12: Living Foods. Chapter 13: Healing Herbs. Chapter 14: Vegetarianism. Chapter 15: The Joys of Juicing. Chapter 16: The Healing Powers of Wine. Chapter 17: Controversies in Nutrition. Part 4: Gaining Control of Your Weight. Chapter 18: Effective Dieting.