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Nutrition for Life
Catherine Saxelby

Want to know more about our food, food habits and nutrition? Then Nutrition for Life is for you. Catherine Saxelby has that very rare talent of being able to explain complex information in simple, consumer friendly terms. She is one of Australia’s most trusted nutritionists and food commentators who understands the demands of today’s busy world when it comes to food choices, shopping, meal preparation and eating out. First published in 1986, Nutrition for Life was an instant success. Over a quarter of a million copies later, this new edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect current thinking.

nutrition for life

Find out about super foods; probiotics; weight and body shape; vitamins and supplements; special diets for health problems such as IBS, insomnia, diabetes, cholesterol, arthritis and coeliac disease; additives and food labels, and many of today’s most hotly debated topics such as:

  • GI
  • the obesity epidemic
  • genetic modification
  • food ‘scares’ such as mercury in fish
  • increases in food allergies
  • organic foods

Also included is the ever-popular Nutrition Glossary of over 200 terms.
Twenty years on, Nutrition for Life is as essential today as it was back in 1986.’
—Peter Williams, Senior Lecturer, Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Wollongong
Published by Hardie Grant Books
RRP $29.95

The Low GI Diet Cookbook is now available in the US and Canada at all good bookstores or online at Amazon.


Low GI Eating Made Easy now available in the UK at all leading bookstores and online at Amazon.

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