Can an apple a day really keep the doctor way?Did you know that three slices of bread and butter provide enough energy for a brisk six mile walk?Nutrition and Health is an easy-to-read introduction to the role of the human diet in maintaining a healthy body and preventing disease. Wiseman provides a concise overview of all important aspects of diet and health including:* definitions of food types* energy requirements, exercise, obesity and eating disorders* nutrition in pregnancy, children and the elderly* food additives and interpreting food labels* food-borne illness, intolerance and allergy* vitamins, minerals, and water requirementsHighlighted with key points, figures and examples throughout, this text is an ideal introduction for all students of biology, medicine, nursing and midwifery.
- John Wiley & Sons Limited
- 2003 г.
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