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Leslie Becks Nutrition Encyclopedia: Managing Over 75 Health Concerns With Diet Vitamins Minerals Paperback – Apr 29 2003

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  • Paperback: 624 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Canada (April 29 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0143016113
  • ISBN-13: 978-0143016113
  • Product Dimensions: 18.9 x 2.9 x 23.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 898 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #792,362 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The more researchers understand about the link between nutritious eating and robust good health, the more impressed they are by the disease-fighting powers packed into the foods we eat. Tapping into society's move toward self-care and increased responsibility for our own health, Leslie Beck's Nutrition Encyclopedia is a timely and informative resource. Beck, a registered dietician, isn't interested in fads or gimmicks; she presents sound, credible, up-to-date information on the more than 45 nutrients our bodies need to stay healthy. "You probably never thought that your afternoon cup of orange pekoe was a source of healthy antioxidants," writes Beck. "Tea, as a plant food, contains natural chemicals that act as antioxidants. The antioxidants in tea leaves belong to a special class of compounds called catechins. By mopping up harmful free radical molecules in the body, catechins in tea may protect your blood cholesterol and your cells' genetic material from damage." Beck also surveys the latest research on 75 medical conditions--from the common cold to coronary heart disease--and outlines causes, conventional treatments, and dietary strategies for managing them. The Nutrition Encyclopedia offers valuable advice on making the most of the foods we eat. --Carolyn Leitch --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Leslie Beck, RD, a registered dietician, is a leading Canadian nutritionist and the bestselling author of eleven nutrition books. She is the national director of nutrition at Body Science Centers.

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