Nutrition: A Very Short Introduction

Nutrition: A Very Short Introduction

Nutrition A Very Short Introduction 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

  • Title: Nutrition: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author: David Bender
  • ISBN: 9780199681921
  • Page: 449
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 WithIn 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.

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    Do you want to know what percentage of your diet should be carbohydrates because your personal trainer is telling you it’s zero? Do you know whether you need vitamin B12 supplements? How much energy does your huge human brain use? What the hell is Kwashiorkor? If these types of questions are of interest to you, you might be interested in this book. There’s nothing particularly fancy or exciting about this book, but it’s still a useful book for a couple of reasons. First, it sticks to the s [...]

    Recommended reading. It's less than 100 pages and contains lots of interesting tidbits. We all know you're more likely to get type II diabetes if you're obese, but 20-80 times?! I didn't realise it was so stark. One more interesting thing is that the NHS spends twice as much money on malnutrition than they do on overweight people. Wasn't expecting that one.It also provokes some (food for) thought:"As we reach satiety with one food, so another, different, flavour is offered to stimulate our appet [...]

    Nutrition is a topic that many people talk about but few studies. Nutritionists unintentionally spread misinformation when they are only given a few minutes in TV. The general attention deficit of people means that most of the knowledge comes from columns of newspapers or worse from half-digested or downright misleading information in websites. This very short introduction provides a good summary of the key concepts in the first few chapters but later breaks down into a list of impenetrable jarg [...]

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