Nutrition for Life

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9781405303064: Nutrition for Life

From vitamins to free radicals, this no-nonsense nutrition bible tells you how to eat your way to better health. Explodes the myths of 45 of the most popular diets separating the fact from the fad and dispenses with unnecessary jargon to provide you with what really matters: straightforward information on every aspect of nutrition. Includes all you need to know from food basics to using diet to prevent and treat diseases and through real-life case studies the guide reveals how to put good diet into practice. Covers nutrition for all age groups from infants to senior citizens.

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Lisa Hark PhD, RD, is a renowned medical nutritionist with over 20 years experience in nutrition counselling and promoting the benefits of healthy eating. She is Director of the Nutrition Education and Prevention Program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. Lisa resides in Philadelphia. Darwin Denn MD, MS, is a family doctor and award-winning nutrition educator. He is Director of Undergraduate Medical Student Education for the Department of Family and Social Medicine at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine. Darwin has practiced and taught Family Medicine in New York for over 30 years.

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In this straightforward guide to a healthy diet, Hark and Dean, nutritionists and educators both, decode the conflicting messages about nutrition that people often get from the news and from various weight-loss programs. After imparting tips on subjects like smart snacking, exercising and drinking water, they explain nutritional concepts, breaking down the food pyramid and providing a directory of vitamins and minerals. Perhaps the most useful section describes how to "eat for the time of your life"; the authors include graphs of healthy weights, charts listing foods that are good for certain age groups and plenty of sound advice for athletes, pregnant women and people of all ages. They also demystify the main fad diets, look at how food is related to health problems and discuss buying and storing food; a handy guide to common foods' nutritional value appears at the end. Lists, questionnaires, "jargon busters" and even a few recipes are sprinkled throughout in colorful boxes, and sidebars containing case studies (i.e., a preschool child who will eat only white food) provide advice for common problems. Although most of the information conveyed here has been said before without making people change their ways, this book neatly combines it all into an authoritative reference tool that's particularly useful for families.
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