Nutrition

Help you maintain a healthy body weight.

INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH NUTRITION

Key Messages   Nutrition is fundamental for life and health. The term ‘nutrition’ encompasses both biological and sociological aspects of how cells, tissues and organisms access the substrates and cofactors that are necessary for normal conception, growth, development and ageing. Public health nutrition refers to nutritional aspects of public health, which is the science and …

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IN THE KITCHEN: BASIC COOKING SKILLS TO SAVE YOU TIME, ENERGY, AND EMBARRASSMENT

Okay, you’re on board with the plant-based diet! Now what’s the first step to becoming healthier than ever? The simplest answer is this: Start cooking. Michael Pollan, author of In Defense of Food and a fellow advocate of getting into the kitchen as the way to eating healthier, sums it up well when he points …

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FOOD AND NUTRITION PHILOSOPHY (WHEN DID EATING BECOME SO COMPLICATED?)

Visit any supermarket today and you’ll see shelves lined with hundreds of items that just a few decades ago would have scarcely been recognized as food. Yogurt in a tube Lunchables Pasteurized processed cheese food Cheese in a CO2 can Pepsi Max Cease Fire, designed—no joke—to put out the fire in your mouth caused by …

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