Nutrition Almanac

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McGraw-Hill, 1996 - Food - 494 pages
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The Nutrition Almanac is a favorite reference in more than 2.5 million American homes for good reason. It is a complete nutritional guide that empowers you to take charge of your own health. It offers quick answers to questions about nutrients plus gives you everything you need to plan a total nutritional program, all in a friendly, down-to-earth style. This new edition has been painstakingly expanded and updated to put thousands more of the latest scientific facts and findings about nutrition and health at your fingertips. The new Nutrition Almanac offers simple, sensible, accurate, and complete nutritional information; provides a full nutritional analysis of more than 1,600 foods; explains the scientific basis for preventing, and sometimes curing, illnesses through proper nutrition; tells how to use vitamin and mineral supplements for better health; provides source and dosage information on vitamins and minerals; covers the role of antioxidants, phytochemicals, polyphenols, and phytoestrogens in optimum health; reveals the latest findings on herbs and herbal remedies; offers helpful information on healthful cooking; explores alternative treatments such as homeopathy and aromatherapy; explains the relationships among exercise, diet, and health; and charts important information for easy reading.

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Contents

Exercise
7
Carbohydrates Fats and Protein
19
Nutrients
27
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John D. Kirschmann has helped millions of people live longer, healthier lives through proper nutrition.

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