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All about nutrients [DVD] "Are you eating enough of the right foods to keep yourself healthy? Severe health problems can arise if our body doesn't receive the correct amounts of specific nutrients. But where do these nutrients come from? And in what foods are they found? This program explores the nutritional dangers of not eating a balanced and nutritional diet. We discuss the functions of nutrients as well as different types of food and energy sources. We investigate the difference between macro and micro nutrients, the consequences and associated health problems associated with a poor diet, and the importance of eating a variety of food types in moderation" -- VEA.
Call Number: 613.2 ALLA
Eat smart stay well : power foods that could save your life by Many of us know the importance of eating a wide range of fruit, vegetables and nuts for wellbeing. But less well-known are the specific beneficial health properties of plants. Plant foods are powerful - they can lower your blood pressure, improve brain function, protect against certain cancers, repair nerve damage ...the key is knowing which plants pack the most punch. Details 115 readily available edible plants that will support and strengthen your well-being. Detailed analysis of what is in these plants and their specific benefits for a range of health issues; Recipe suggestions accompany many of the entries, and tables list plants by specific health benefits for easy reference.
Call Number: 613.2 LYLE
Food and nutrition by Ch.1. Healthy Eating Nutrition; Healthy eating; Dietary Guidelines for Australians; Enjoy a wide variety of nutritious foods; Food and your life stages; Children's nutrition; Adolescent nutrition; Older Australians and nutrition; How much should you eat?; Recommended daily food intake; Is fat so bad?; Shopping for good health; About the Healthy Eating Pyramid; Healthy cooking tips; The new food challenge; Food for thought; Jury out on chemicals vs organic battle; What are food additives?; 24 ways to turn over a new leaf -- Ch.2. Food Labelling and Safety Food labels: a guide to reading nutrition labels; Food labels: what do they mean?; Big fat lie: food labels hiding truth; Is it really good for you?; Food poisoning and how to prevent it; How to prevent these organisms making your family sick; Food safety when cooking; Food safety.
"A healthy diet should include a wide variety of nutritious foods, including plenty of breads and cereals, vegetables, legumes and fruit, low-salt foods and small amounts of foods which contain added sugars. Consumers have a huge variety of foods to choose from, but are often bewildered trying to determine their nutritional value. Food and Nutrition explores the types of foods eaten by Australians, how to promote healthy eating habits, and food safety and labelling issues. Weight management, digestive health, food additives, processed food, food allergies and intolerances, organic foods, GM foods ... this book contains plenty of helpful facts on food for thought."--Provided by publisher.
Call Number: 613.2 FOOD
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How Healthy Are You? Test Yourself!
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