Introduction

We don’t always get a chance for a “do over” in life, but when it comes to nutrition we can rebuild a better, stronger foundation for good health. If you’re ready to take a proactive approach to your nutrition through practical, doable steps, this book can be your guide to optimum nutrition. It will broaden your understanding of the important roles of nutrients in the foods you eat and their impact on your health. We also provide food and lifestyle strategies to begin on your path toward better health.

Food is the key to good nutrition, but where do you begin? We’re going to embark on this journey toward good nutrition one step at a time with very easy-to-understand segments. We provide you with the inner workings of nutrition—why ...

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