Author(s): Dee Pigneguy & Tamarin Pigneguy
Explains what happens to food from the moment it slips past your lips, till it plops out the other end, and provides the nutritional know-how that you need for health and longevity. Presents the nuts and bolts of nutrition, leading the reader through a journey of discovery and an exploration of our body's relationship with food. A comprehensive guide to health and wellness that has been developed for adolescents and their parents. Deserves to be taught in schools throughout New Zealand... simply turn the page and begin your own journey on the path to superb health.
Part one: nutrition and you; Feed me right and grow me well; Nutrients; Sugar; The acid and alkaline balance; The fruit and vegetable band; Processed foods; Part two: digestion and your body; Digestion; Nutrients, energy and your body; Finally, the funny stuff; Part three: nutrition pioneers.