Nutrition & Diet
The importance of good nutrition is nothing new. Back in 400 B.C., Hippocrates said, "Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food." Today, good nutrition is more important than ever. At least four of the 10 leading causes of death in the Canada, (heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes), are directly related to diet. The following list of resources offer information about nutrition and food science.
Encyclopedia of Healing Foods (613.203 MUR)
An extensive "owner's manual," this book answers in great detail the age-old question that so many are asking: What is a healthy diet?
Guide To Healthy Fast-Food Eating (616.4620654 War)
provides the skills and strategies you need to find healthy meals in the most popular fast-food restaurants in America.
Natural Cures They Don't Want You to Know About (615.535 TRU 2005 )
An amazing book about the behind-the-scenes world of corporate sponsored "nutrition" and "health."
Nutri-Cures (615.854 Fei)
Foods and supplements that work with your body to relieve symptoms and speed healing.
Nutrition, Food and Fitness (YA 613.2 WES)
This text provides information about weight management, eating disorders, food safety and physical fitness.
Prescription For Nutritional Healing (615.854 Bal)
The 5th edition of the classic reference to drug-free remedies using vitamins, minerals, herbs and food supplements.
The Complete A-Z Nutrition Encyclopedia (613.203 Bec)
This renowned Canadian dietitian shows you how to manage over 75 health conditions naturally.
Your Health Your Choice (613.2 Mor)
Your complete personal guide to wellness, nutrition and disease prevention,.
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