CHAPTER1

What Is Good Nutrition?

In This Chapter

  • A proactive approach to good health through nutrition
  • Determining your health risk factors
  • Tools to help you evaluate your diet
  • How to filter the media hype around nutrition and health
  • Exercise and its role in good health
  • What are the components of a healthy lifestyle?

Good nutrition is the foundation to good health. It assures your body has the nutrients it needs to support growth and function optimally. When you eat a healthy, well-balanced diet, you maintain your weight, help ward off disease, gain mental clarity, and genuinely feel better.

In this chapter, we’ll take a look at how you can ...

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