Nutrition Almanac

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The three previous editions of this broadly popular reference have brought simple, sensible, and accurate nutrition information to an eager audience of health-conscious readers. This edition continues the high standards set by its forebears, offering sound, down-to-earth advice on health and nutrition in an easygoing style. As before, this book aims to empower readers to take charge of their own health. Illnesses can be prevented, say the authors, through knowledge and use of proper nutrition. They call on an increasing body of scientific evidence to back their arguments that vitamin and mineral supplements can also be effective tools in disease prevention and cure. Remedies such as herbal medicine and alternative treatments including homeopathy are also explored. Tables and charts give accurate nutrition data on most common foods.

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Take charge of your well-being, improve your health, feel younger, and live
longer

The Nutrition Almanac offers you reliable information based on the latest
scientific discoveries as well as an expanded section on essential vitamins
and minerals and their amazing benefits. All the nutritional information
you need is here, so enhancing and maintaining good health is easy!

Eat better. Live longer.

Learn how what you eat can affect more than 100 common ailments
Discover rich sources of vitamins and minerals in foods at your supermarket

Understand the difference between good fats and bad fats
Get practical information on the benefits of antioxidants and
phytonutrients in food
Find out which food ingredients and additives to avoid

About the Author:

John D. Kirschmann has helped millions of people live longer, healthier lives through proper nutrition.

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