Food has many functions,
not the least of them social. There is no good reason why healthy eating
should not be enjoyable.
While books about
diet and food fads abound in Britain, the United States and Australia,
it is still difficult for the individual to find the basic facts about
food that will enable a person to plan and follow a healthful diet geared
to particular needs.
The purpose of this
book is to provide such information. It answers many questions that
arise every day, such as 'are there any vitamins in the frozen peas
I'm eating?'. It is also designed to help readers understand the principles
of good nutrition for themselves and their families. They can then plan,
in an informed and intelligent way, their food intake under different