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Finding easy to understand and sensible advice on what you should be eating is easier said than done – advice seems to constantly change and fad diets only seem to help celebrities pile on the pounds in their bank account, rather than making any of us healthier! In this book, Nigel Denby and Sue Baic, two experienced and registered dieticians, dispel all myths and ...
Finding easy to understand and sensible advice on what you should be eating is easier said than done – advice seems to constantly change and fad diets only seem to help celebrities pile on the pounds in their bank account, rather than making any of us healthier! In this book, Nigel Denby and Sue Baic, two experienced and registered dieticians, dispel all myths and provide you with the information you need to eat for a healthy life. They explain every aspect of the subject from the basics about essential nutrients to the relationship between allergies and food and give you the knowledge and confidence to start making wise food choices.
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
The Lowdown on Fat and Cholesterol
Carbohydrates: A Complex Story
Alcohol: Another Form of Grape and Grain
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
Part I: The Basic Facts about Nutrition.
Chapter 1: What’s Nutrition, Anyway?
Chapter 2: Digestion: The 24-Hour Food Factory.
Chapter 3: Why You Eat What You Eat and Like What You Like.
Part II: What You Get from Food.
Chapter 4: Powerful Protein.
Chapter 5: The Lowdown on Fat and Cholesterol.
Chapter 6: Calories: The Energisers.
Chapter 7: Carbohydrates: A Complex Story.
Chapter 8: The Alcohol Truth: The Whole Truth.
Chapter 9: Vigorous Vitamins.
Chapter 10: Mighty Minerals.
Chapter 11: Phabulous Phytochemicals.
Chapter 12: Water Works.
Part III: Healthy Eating.
Chapter 13: What Is a Healthy Diet?
Chapter 14: Making Wise Food Choices.
Chapter 15 : Ensuring Good Nutrition Whoever You Are.
Part IV: Processed Food.
Chapter 16: What Is Processed Food?
Chapter 17: Cooking and Keeping Food.
Chapter 18: Weird Science: Examining Food Additives.
Part V: Food and Health.
Chapter 19: Food and Allergies.
Chapter 20: Food and Mood.
Chapter 21: Food and Medicine.
Chapter 22: Food and Dietary Supplements.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 23: Ten Nutrition Web Sites You Can Trust.
Chapter 24: Ten Superfoods.
Chapter 25: Ten Fad Diets: The Truth Behind the Headlines.
Posted May 31, 2011
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