It explains the role of the different nutrients and describes their relationship in promoting health and it outlines the differing needs and health concerns of various groups in the population, including pregnant women, infants, school children, adolescents and elderly people. The importance of nutrition in disease prevention is examined with a look at practical dietary advice for prevention and treatment of diet–related diseases.
A healthy diet.
Nutrients and health.
Nutrition through life: preconception; pregnancy; breastfeeding; weaning; pre–school children; primary school children; teenagers; women of child–bearing age; men; the menopause; ethnic minority groups; low–income groups; older people.
Nutrition and the prevention/treatment of diseases.
Issues in the media.
Assessing the quality of nutritional information.