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Nutrition and Disease Prevention
     

Nutrition and Disease Prevention

by Toney Allman
 

Nutrition and Disease Prevention delves into the complex relationship between nutrition and the prevention of disease. From classic deficiency diseases to problems of metabolism and nutrient absorption, and from severe malnutrition to obesity, nutritional status means the difference between health and sickness or even life and death. Today, researchers are defining

Overview

Nutrition and Disease Prevention delves into the complex relationship between nutrition and the prevention of disease. From classic deficiency diseases to problems of metabolism and nutrient absorption, and from severe malnutrition to obesity, nutritional status means the difference between health and sickness or even life and death. Today, researchers are defining the relationship between nutrients and the development of diseases in previously unsuspected ways-approaches that may lead to longer, healthier lives for us all.

Good nutrition is important for a healthy, long, and productive life. To function properly, the body must take in a balanced diet rich in carbohydrates, triglyceride lipids (fats and oils), and proteins. Healthy Eating: A Guide to Nutrition provides people of all ages with guidance for choosing and maintaining a healthy diet, and explores how nutrition plays a role in areas such as sports, weight loss, disease prevention, and human development.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781604137774
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date:
08/28/2010
Series:
Healthy Eating: A Guide to Nutrition Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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