From vitamins to free radicals, this no-nonsense nutrition bible tells you how to eat your way to better health. Explodes the myths of 45 of the most popular diets separating the fact from the fad and dispenses with unnecessary jargon to provide you with what really matters: straightforward information on every aspect of nutrition. Includes all you need to know from food basics to using diet to prevent and treat diseases and through real-life case studies the guide reveals how to put good diet into practice. Covers nutrition for all age groups from infants to senior citizens.
Lisa Hark PhD, RD, is a renowned medical nutritionist with over 20 years experience in nutrition counselling and promoting the benefits of healthy eating. She is Director of the Nutrition Education and Prevention Program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia. Lisa resides in Philadelphia. Darwin Denn MD, MS, is a family doctor and award-winning nutrition educator. He is Director of Undergraduate Medical Student Education for the Department of Family and Social Medicine at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine. Darwin has practiced and taught Family Medicine in New York for over 30 years.