YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT (NOT WHAT YOU DON’T)

In This Article Fascinating facts about fiber Awesome antioxidants and phytonutrients Compounds that are best left off the plate When used together, two separate yet equally important components—consuming health-promoting nutrients and avoiding disease-advancing foods—create the ideal diet. We’ve said before: you are what you eat, but what you don’t eat is just as important to …

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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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