Fad-Free Nutrition

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Hunter House, 1998 - Family & Relationships - 302 pages
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Two experts show that today's biggest health problem may be the consumption of too much unreliable information about nutrition. Using up-to-date information and basing their approach on sound scientific principles and legitimate studies, the authors help the reader sort fact from fiction, and, equally important, fact from "maybe". Illustrations.
 

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Stare and Whelan have excellent credentials; Stare, formerly of Harvard University, is cofounder, with Whelan, of the American Council on Science and Health, and between them they have written more ... Read full review

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Contents

Introduction
1
A Little History of Nutritional Fads
27
Why You Should Be Careful
33
Help or Hype?
56
Not Guilty Food Additives and The Fearsome Five
90
What You Eat Can Reduce
111
Diet and Lifestyle Considerations
119
What You Can
128
Nutrition Basics
184
Controlling Weight in the Real World
190
Diet Helpers
196
You Can Do
212
New Technology Coming Soon to a Table Near You
216
Sense
254
Appendix A Calculating Calorie Needs
271
Food Labeling Terminology
278

Other Medical Conditions in Which Diet
152
Diabetes
159
Unproven Dietary Treatments
168
Are You What You Eat?
177

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