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Nutrition and health

  • Written by one of the leading experts in the subject
  • Professionally designed and illustrated throughout
  • Supports training, requalification and refresher training
  • Ideal for learners or anyone with an interest in the subject

Foundation Nutrition & Health Handbook

  • An expert resource that provides the knowledge on nutrition and health.

    Highfield’s Foundation Nutrition & Health Handbook, including Healthier Foods and Special Diets, is an ideal text for use on foundation nutrition and health training courses, as well as for specialist in-house nutrition training courses.

    Written to provide expert support to learners, the book delivers the key knowledge your students need to know so that they will gain a good understanding of the important issues involved in nutrition and health. It’s also ideal for use as a refresher training aid and for requalification.

    Professionally designed with full colour illustrations and a gloss finish, this in-depth and engaging book comes in an A5 format.

    One of the most comprehensive nutrition and health resources on the market, it covers the key topics including:

    • Food, nutrition and diet
    • Healthy eating and a healthy diet
    • Fluid
    • Nutrients
    • Energy
    • Proteins, fats and carbohydrates
    • Vitamins and minerals
    • Digestion and absorption
    • Food groups
    • Nutrition and the life stages
    • Malnutrition
    • Special diets
    • Good intolerances and allergies
    • Vulnerable groups
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