THE BASIC NUTRITION CURRICULUM

by Dr. Lawrence Wilson

June 2012, L.D. Wilson Consultants, Inc.

 

All information in this article is for educational purposes only.  It is not for the diagnosis, treatment, prescription or cure of any health condition.

 

            Nutrition is basic if you want to be healthy.  Here is a set of articles that will help you understand what to eat and why.

 

Introduction

1. The Force Of Life In  2012 – Your Service Will Be Greatly Rewarded

2. What Is Food Made Of And Why Do We Eat It?

3. You Are What You Eat – A Key To A Healing Lifestyle

 

The Chemistry of Foods

Building material of the body:

4. Proteins And Amino Acids

 

Fuel Foods:

4. Starches

5. Sugars

6. Fats And Oils

 

Vitamins, minerals and foods that supply fiber and many nutrients:

7. The Vitamins

8. The Minerals

9. Vegetables

 

Other food-related topics

10. Food Refining And Processing

11. Food Toxins and Additives

12. Food Supplements – An Introduction

13. Dietetics Versus Nutritional Balancing Science

14. Vegetarian Diets

15. Raw Food Versus Cooked Food

16. Detoxification Methods and Cleansing Diets

17. Nutrition Through The Life Cycle

18. Water For Drinking And Other Beverages

19. Healthy Eating Habits - How Much To Eat, Where and When To Eat, And How To Eat Healthfully

20. Agriculture, And How Our Food Is Grown

21. Digestion, And How It Works

 

Extra Topics - Diseases directly related to food:

22. Anorexia And Bulimia

23. Overeating And Obesity

24. Hypoglycemia

25. Constipation And Diarrhea

26. Depression

27. Anxiety

 

Suggested reading:

 

           Nutritional Balancing And Hair Mineral Analysis by Lawrence Wilson, MD, 4th edition, 2010.

           Nutrition Almanac, fifth edition, by Lavon J. Dunne, McGraw Hill, 2002.  This book contains some food tables.

           Mental And Elemental Nutrients by Carl Pfeiffer, MD, PhD, Keats Publishing, 1975 (out of print but very good and available used).

           Nutrition And Your Mind by George Watson, PhD, Bantam Books, 1972 (out of print, but available at used book stores).

 

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