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Nutrition For Dummies

Nutrition For Dummies

by Carol Ann RinzlerNigel Denby and Sue Baic
Publication Date: 03/12/2010
RRP  $36.99 $36.35
In this fully updated second edition, expert dieticians Sue Baic
and Nigel Denby provide no-nonsense advice, equipping you
with all the information you need to make informed decisions
about your diet. The book acts as a sound reference point if
you want to know the facts about food, and debunks the myths behind
fad diets.
Nutrition For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides a
detailed understanding of the nutritional breakdown of different
food groups and examines the relationship food has with one's
physical and mental wellbeing. The book also advises you on how to
establish healthy eating patterns and how to maximise the health
benefits of what you eat.

This new edition includes approx 20% new and updated material,
including new chapters on nutrition in institutions and how to eat
healthily on the go. New content also includes up-to-date
health guidelines and government policies, information on
probiotics and over the counter weight loss drugs, plus advice on
how to eat well on a budget.

Nutrition For Dummies, 2nd Edition

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

NEW! Chapter 16: Eating in Institutions

NEW! Chapter 17: Being Nutritionally Savvy on the Go

Part IV: Processed Food

Chapter 18: What Is Processed Food?

Chapter 19: Cooking and Keeping Food

Chapter 20: Weird Science: Examining Food Additives

Part V: Food and Health

Chapter 21: Food and Allergies

Chapter 22: Food and Mood

Chapter 23: Food and Medicine

Chapter 24: Food and Dietary Supplements

Part VI: The Part of Tens

Chapter 25: Ten Nutrition Web Sites You Can Trust

Chapter 26: Ten Superfoods

Chapter 27: Ten Fad Diets: The Truth Behind the Headlines
Diets & dieting
Publication Date:
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of origin:
United States
2nd Edition
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