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The Optimal Health Guide: A Practical Guide For Preventing Obesity, Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome, Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, And Other Chronic Diseases Through Diet And Exercise

C. Murray Ardies

This new publication is an ideal supplement for any health or fitness class!  Practical advice on both diet and exercise are included in one volume. Unlike most texts on the subject, it is set in a user-friendly format which won’t intimidate your students. The author is an instructor who has taught these subjects and used this manual at a number of universities.

The appendices include detailed back-up to the text and include sections on Dietary Analysis, Phytochemicals, Exercise Guidelines and “ExerPhobia” (weight maintenance without exercise).