Author(s): Patsy Westcott
This title looks at healthy eating and how it is essential for a healthy life. It starts by looking at nutrition and why we need food, before going on to explain the importance of having a balanced diet. It then covers the main nutritional needs (energy, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals) in detail. The book finishes by describing various eating disorders and how food intolerances and allergies can affect a person's health.
Patsy Westcott is a health journalist and writer. She has written articles and features for many newspapers and magazines. She is also the author of more than twenty books on health and childcare.