Food and Fitness: A Dictionary of Diet and Exercise

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Oxford University Press, 1997 - Family & Relationships - 377 pages
A good diet and regular exercise are the key components of a healthy lifestyle. Food and Fitness enables the reader to evaluate the claims made about different diets and types of exercise, in order to select the combination most suited to his/her needs. Organised alphabetically, the dictionarycovers all matters relating to diet and exercise, from dietary methods to food supplements, and sex and exercise to sports injuries. Subject areas covered include: Diets Food additives and supplements Health and fitness topics directly related to exercise Anatomy Energy-related terms Exercises for improving strength, flexibility, stamina, and weight control Training methods and principles Injuries

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Appendix 1
Reference Nutrient Intakes RNIs per day for selected
Benefits of exercises

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Common terms and phrases

About the author (1997)

Michael Kent is at St Austell College.

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