Concise and extensively cross-referenced, this volume is the perfect one-stop guide to the often-confusing mass of nutritional information available today. More than 2,500 entries provide the essential information readers want to know about nutrition and good health.
The Encyclopedia of Foods: A Guide to Healthy Nutrition is a definitive resource for what to eat for maximum health as detailed by medical and nutritional experts. This book makes the connection between health, disease, and the food we eat.
The human body needs the right fuel in the form of nutritious foods and sufficient fluids to perform optimally. For the athlete or exercise enthusiast, the balance of nutritious foods and proper hydration is critical for peak performance and overall health.
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.