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Overview

Take charge of your well-being, improve your health, feel younger, and live longer

The Nutrition Almanac offers you reliable information based on the latest scientific discoveries as well as an expanded section on essential vitamins and minerals and their amazing benefits. All the nutritional information you need is here, so enhancing and maintaining good health is easy!

Eat better. Live longer.

  • Learn how what you eat can affect more than 100 common ailments
  • Discover rich sources of vitamins and minerals in foods at your supermarket
  • Understand the difference between good fats and bad fats
  • Get practical information on the benefits of antioxidants and phytonutrients in food
  • Find out which food ingredients and additives to avoid

John D. Kirschmann has helped millions of people live longer, healthier lives through proper nutrition.

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New edition of a work first copyrighted in 1973 and published by McGraw for the last two incarnations (1979 and 1984). The author is identified with something called Nutrition Search, Inc., but qualifications are otherwise unstated. The guide comprises general information on nutrition and health; information on vitamins and minerals (with charts summarizing forms, sources, and explanations); and recommendations of nutrients that may be beneficial in treatment of various disorders. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070349124
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 9/1/1989
  • Edition description: 3rd ed
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 340

Meet the Author

John D. Kirschmann has helped millions of people live longer, healthier lives through proper nutrition.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Suggestions for Using This Book
I Nutrition and Health 1
II Exercise 7
III Sources of Calories: Carbohydrates, Fats, and Protein 19
IV Nutrients 27
V Ailments and Other Stressful Conditions 145
VI Normal Life Cycle 321
VII Herbs 337
VIII Foods, Beverages, and Natural Supplementary Foods 363
IX Table of Food Composition 389
Bibliography 471
Index 477
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