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Food and Nutrition (Understanding) (Family Doctor Books) [Illustrated] [Paperback]

Joan Webster-Gandy
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24 Aug 2008 1903474418 978-1903474419 Revised edition
About the Book The food you eat has a strong influence on your health and on your chances of developing heart disease and some types of cancer. This book is aimed at people who are basically healthy, to help them understand nutrition and choose a diet that will keep them in good health. The book provides an overview of nutrition, explaining the process of digestion and your need for energy, protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals. These sections include the science of nutrition, good food sources and links with illnesses. The book will help you make informed choices about your diet, and explain how to make sense of the nutritional labeling on food packets.

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  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Publisher: Family Doctor Publications Ltd; Revised edition edition (24 Aug 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1903474418
  • ISBN-13: 978-1903474419
  • Product Dimensions: 11.6 x 18.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 73,202 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
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This book is a great little summary to get you started and to give you all the information you need to research further if you want to. I love the fact that it teall you how we digest and use food and also why we need it too.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Useful 1 Feb 2014
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Purchased as a gift - the recipient loved it and said it is really useful and also very practical as it is not too big, but gives all the relevant information.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Usefull book 1 Nov 2013
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For people who concern about health, this book can help you to learn and understand more what source of foods to be eaten for daily life
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5.0 out of 5 stars Understanding 21 Mar 2014
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Just what I was looking for - what happens after I put food into my mouth - clear and concise
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