The New Optimum Nutrition Bible – Patrick Holford

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This book is an easy to follow reference guide for anyone trying to find their way through the maze of nutritional advice that we are bombarded with every day. It covers the essential nutrients we all need, defines what is the optimum diet, discusses common ailments and how food can help heal them, and has tables to help understand the different nutrient breakdown in common foods. For anyone who really wants to understand more in detail about the food they eat, this is a perfect starter book.