Idiot's Guides: Optimum Nutrition, 1st Edition

  • Stephanie Green Southwest Oncology Group, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
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  • ISBN-10: 1465450351
  • ISBN-13: 9781465450357
  • DDC: 613.2
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 336 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released September 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This guide provides everything you need to know about nutrients, understanding how they react in your body, and the best ways to achieve nutritional benefits.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Nutrition and Wellness: An Overview.
1: What Is Good Nutrition?.
2: You Are What You Eat.
3: The Mind/Body Connection.
The Basics of Nutrition.
4: Digestion 101.
5: The Calorie.
6: Carbohydrates.
7: Protein.
8: Fats and Cholesterol.
9: Vitamins.
10: Minerals.
11: Phytonutrients.
Making Your Best Food Choices.
12: Understanding Your Foods.
13: Best Shopping Practices.
14: Cooking Oil Basics.
Your Healthy Diet.
15: What Is a Healthy Diet?.
16: Hunger.
17: Food Allergies.
18: Let's Get Cooking.
19: Eating Out.
What Science Says about Special Foods.
20: Top Diets.
21: Superfoods: Are They Real or Just Good Marketing Tactics?.
22: Controversial Foods.
Appendix A Glossary.
Appendix B Online Resources.