CHAPTER12

Understanding Your Foods

In This Chapter

  • Eating for health from all the food groups
  • The best way to replace lost nutrients from certain food groups
  • Consumer regulations surrounding food labels
  • How to get the most information from food labels

Identifying what foods to choose and in the right amounts to create a healthy diet for yourself can be a daunting task. But with a little practice you’ll come to learn how easy eating healthier can be. When it comes to good health, eating a variety of foods every day helps ensure your body will have access to all the nutrients it needs.

In this chapter, we’ll review the vital nutrients in each ...

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