This handy, easy-to-use manual aims to inform, entertain and allow you to set your own goals for better health through better nutrition. Including the latest scientific research but written in a simple, practical way, the book avoids statistics and technical jargon and emphasizes practical examples. Divided into eight sections, you're guided through specific areas of nutrition such as the basics, diet as the source of energy, tuning up your immune system, reducing the effects of stress, and social influences on eating habits. Anna Niec-Oszwya identifies the relevant nutritional key players, points out their potential health benefits and provides you with a set of goals and ways to achieve them.
Table of Contents
IntroductionPart One : Introduction to nutrition1 The ABC... of nutrition2 Nutritional variety3 Nutritional supplementsPart Two : Prevention is better than cure4 Keeping fit5 Nutrition and heart health6 Tuning your immune system7 Stress and nutrition8 Nutrition and brain performanceAppendix : Eating out
Anna Niec is a Consultant Dietitian-Nutritionist with a professional interest in promoting good health through good nutrition. She holds a Masters degree in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Sydney, and has completed a postgraduate course in Sports Nutrition for Dieticians. In the last four years she has worked as a dietician both in private practice and in private hospitals and is currently the consultant dietician-nutritionist for St Luke's Hospital Complex in Potts Point in Sydney. Anna also runs a busy private practice in three locations in Sydney. Anna has written articles for scientific journals, reviews, and newsletters in the field of nutrition.