This complete guide to nourishment cuts through the confusion, and brings the science and research to life. At the same time, each chapter provides opportunities to reflect, explore new ways of eating and thinking about food, and try new recipes. So rather than imposing strict rules that may only work for a few people, it helps you to find your way - with clear guidance and a myriad of useful tips and support.
Nutrition is not just about what food to put on your pate, but how well you digest, absorb and use it. It's also about how food makes you feel, physically, mentally and emotionally. Kirsten Chick takes you through every step of the process, and explains how diet impacts oevery aspect of your health and well-being.
Learn how to:
* Use proteins, carbohydrates and other nutrients to your advantage
* Improve digestion and your relationship with food
* Increase energy and vitality
* Reduce inflammation and strengthen your immune system
* Nourish your microbiome (including gut bacteria)
* Support your gut-brain-adrenal triangle
* Cook 50 new recipes
* Support your detoxification processes
Packed with information to help stave offf chronic illess and unhappiness, and keep you enjoying life for longer: The number one resource for anyone who wants to support their health through nutrition, as well as a compete handbook for nutrition students and health practitioners.
Kirsten Chick is a nutritional therapist with a passion for food, science and feeling great. Since qualifying in 2003, she has gained a reputaion as an exceptional therapist and inspiring teacher. Alongside her busy practice, she is a college lecturer, and has written courses on nutrition and pathophysiology, fertility and pregnancy, and general nutrition.