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Nutrition : a beginner's guide

Author: Sarah Brewer
Publisher: London, UK : Oneworld, 2013.
Series: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Separating fact from fiction, award-winning health journalist and nutritionist Dr Sarah Brewer combines the latest science with practical advice on what really matters to explain exactly how food influences our health and well-being. From the mechanics of digestion and the chemical composition of macro and micronutrients to methods of healthy weight loss and aiding medical conditions with various foods, all the key  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Brewer
ISBN: 9781851689248 1851689249
OCLC Number: 760971806
Description: xv, 248 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. The ins and outs of digestion --
2. Getting down to basics: macronutrients --
3. Fuelling up: energy --
4. Essential micronutrients: vitamins --
5. Essential micronutrients: minerals and trace elements --
6. Functional foods: phytochemicals and probiotics --
7. Water, acid, alcohol, salt and additives --
8. What is a balanced diet? --
9. Omnivores, piscivores, vegetarians and vegans --
10. Nutrition and weight.
Series Title: Oneworld beginners' guides.
Responsibility: Dr Sarah Brewer.

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