Everybody : Healthy Eating Handbook

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Explaining the facts and fallacies about nutrition and health, this book is a guide to eating for health and enjoyment. The author discusses coronary heart disease, high blood pressure and obesity, and gives advice on how to improve health. As well as looking at the issues surrounding cholesterol, fibre and the different kinds of fat in food, he outlines a weight-reducing programme designed to modify eating patterns rather than distort them with a rigidly imposed regimen.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 120 x 190mm | 158g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • line drawings
  • 0192861557
  • 9780192861559

Table of contents

Body image; physical activity; dietary crazes and crazy diets; fat people are fat because...; all flesh is as grass - complex carbohydrates in the diet; our daily bread; sugar and spice and all things nice; the not-so-useless fibre; alcohol for your stomach's sake?; the fats of death?; the vitamin craze; valuable minerals; eating for health; the foods we eat.show more