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The Essential Guide to Food for Health

The Essential Guide to Food for Health is the ultimate nutritional guide to self-sufficient health and wellbeing; it shows you how to look after your health using everyday foods. Find out more

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We constantly hear about superfoods, antioxidants, supplements and the health benefits of different ways of eating, but can a healthy, nutritious diet really help prevent or alleviate disease? And how do you know which foods are the right ones to eat?

The Essential Guide to Food for Health is the ultimate nutritional guide to self-sufficient health and wellbeing; it shows you how to look after your health using everyday foods.

Change as much or as little as you like - make simple dietary changes to increase your intake of certain food nutrients, or follow one of the theraputic eating plans. Whether you want to reduce the risk of inherited family illnesses such as arthritis or diabetes, improve existing health conditions such as high cholesterol, or follow a theraputic diet to improve skin consitions, IBS or PMS, this book provides the know-how.

If you have an interest in taking greater control of your health and wellbeing, this book will encourage and enable you to become your own 'food doctor'.

About the Author:

Sara Kirkham is a registered nutritional therapist, lecturer and writer. She develops and delivers nutrition modules for colleges and universities, and is the resident dietitian for Weightlossresources.co.uk. She has also had research published in the Journal of Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism.

With over 20 years' experience helping people to change their diet and lifestyle, a first class honours degree in Nutritional Medicine and a background in exercise instruction, Sara aims to capture all that expertise, information and knowledge in this book.