One of the hottest topics in modern day discussion is nutrition. Nutrition, diet, and food create discussions, arguments, and frustration for many. Medical professionals, dietitians, health coaches, trainers, and the layperson either defend their views or throw their hands up in frustration. Why is there such a decisive line drawn when the nutrition topic arises? For one, everybody realizes proper nourishment is at the foundation for optimal health. Sub-clinical and clinical disease are absolutely linked to improper nourishment. Secondly, big business has an intense interest in the subject manner. The latter has created gurus, trends, and most importantly mass confusion.
The purpose of this handbook is to address the meaning of nutrition, why we need food, basic principles of nutrition, and simple strategies and techniques one can utilize day to day.