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Eating well for optimum health : the essential guide to food, diet, and nutritio
Weil, Andrew.
Adult Nonfiction RA784 .W425 2000

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ContentsPage
Introductionp. 3
1. - The Principles of Eating Wellp. 5
A Healing Story: From French Fries to Kalep. 27
A Healing Story: The Knife and Fork Are Powerful Toolsp. 29
2. - The Basics of Human Nutritionp. 31
I - The Macronutrients: An Overviewp. 31
II - Carbohydrates Revisited: Staff of Life or Stuff of Sickness?p. 48
III - Fat Revisited: The Best Part of Food or the Worst?p. 72
IV - Protein Revisited: How Much Is Enough?p. 102
V - The Micronutrientsp. 124
A Healing Story: A Successful Encounter with Integrative Medicinep. 144
A Healing Story: Overcoming Allergiesp. 146
3. - The Worst Diet in the Worldp. 148
A Healing Story: Learning to Make Healthful Foodp. 152
4. - The Best Diet in the Worldp. 155
A Healing Story: A Healthy Civic Leaderp. 169
A Healing Story: I Gave Up Fast Foodp. 171
5. - A Matter of Weightp. 173
A Healing Story: Conquering an Eating Disorderp. 187
6. - Buying Food and Eating Out (With a Word About Vibrations)p. 189
A Healing Story: Nothing Is Easyp. 200
7. - An Alchemist in the Kitchenp. 202
A Healing Story: Why I Eat Healthyp. 207
8. - The Recipesp. 209
Soupsp. 209
Saladsp. 218
Appetizersp. 226
Fishp. 230
Vegetablesp. 234
Pasta, Rice, Potatoesp. 238
Dessertsp. 245
Appendix A - The Optimum Dietp. 261
Appendix B - Dietary Recommendations for Common Health Concernsp. 264
Appendix C - Answers to Common Questions About Food and Nutritionp. 273
Appendix D - The Possibility of Surviving Without Eatingp. 278
Appendix E - Sources of Information, Materials, and Suppliesp. 281
Notesp. 285
Acknowledgmentsp. 295
Indexp. 297


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