Nutrition: A Very Short Introduction

Nutrition: A Very Short Introduction by Bender, David

Nutrition: A Very Short Introduction

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In this Very Short Introduction, David Bender explains the basic elements of food, the balance between energy intake and exercise, the problems of over- and under-nutrition, and raises questions on the safety of nutritional supplements.

Looking broadly at what constitutes nutrition, Bender provides insight into a topic of wide interest and importance in today's world. With a look at diet in relation to nutrition, this Very Short Introduction provides an overview of the biochemistry of nutrition and the health risks associated with
poor nutrition- including obesity and types of food allergies. It provides an essential guide to effectively understand the principles of, and necessary reasons for, a healthy diet.

ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and
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Author: David Bender
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Published: 09/01/2014
Pages: 128
Format: Paperback
Weight: 0.25lbs
Size: 6.70h x 4.30w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9780199681921

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