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Nutrition Made Clear Lecture

Nutrition Made Clear

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Publisher's Summary

Nutrition is essential to living a healthy, happy, and successful life. Yet a world of misconceptions and promises of easy results too often stands in our way - and can even be harmful to our overall health.

The key is to cut through the noise and find the medically backed, statistically proven information about healthy eating and living. These 36 in-depth lectures explore the fundamentals of good nutrition and offer a practical guide for applying these fundamentals to your lifestyle. The power of nutrition lies not just in grasping the concepts behind it, but also in applying those concepts to daily living. This means learning where to find authoritative nutrition information, mastering the science behind nutrients and the body, recognizing what your personal daily requirements of each nutrient should be, building a distinct exercise regimen, and more.

A dietitian and award-winning lecturer, Professor Anding gives you a wealth of invaluable tips you can easily apply to your own eating habits. You'll learn how to calculate your own dietary needs, how to create your own nutrition and exercise plans, how to recognize when a product or service is really a health fraud, and more.

Crafted with the needs of individual people in mind, this course is both a fascinating learning experience and the perfect investment in your personal health - one that will educate you, motivate you, and reward you for the rest of your life.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2009 The Teaching Company, LLC (P)2009 The Great Courses

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    Devin 11-29-13
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    "An informative and enjoyable lecture"
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    This is a great overview of basic foundations in nutrition. The lecturer presents a wide range of sensible information that sparks further interest in the topic. She shares her knowledge with passion and clarity, resulting in a lecture that is both easy to follow and enjoyable to listen to.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Isofblue New Jersey 10-25-13
    Isofblue New Jersey 10-25-13 Member Since 2015
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    "Great stuff"
    Would you listen to Nutrition Made Clear again? Why?

    Since I can't get the coursebook she refers to in each lecture, I plan to go back and listen to all the lectures and make my own notes.


    What did you like best about this story?

    It's not a story book


    Which scene was your favorite?

    No scenes, either


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Nope


    Any additional comments?

    It's great information that every living human needs. It's about longevity, good health and getting smart about what's important.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Nicola Kenthurst, Australia 09-18-13
    Nicola Kenthurst, Australia 09-18-13
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    "Great Learning Tool"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I actually used this course to help me study for my nutrition exam. The Lecturer uses practical examples to explain the complexity of the human body and what we need to know about fuelling and restoring it correctly.Very easy to listen to and follow.Highly recommend this to anyone who is interested in knowing the basics of nutrition and how our bodies work.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    S. Alexander San Francisco, CA 09-07-13
    S. Alexander San Francisco, CA 09-07-13 Member Since 2016

    I have NO time to read so Audible is perfect! I listen while commuting and even at the gym. My interests vary from month to month.

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    "A perfect size piece of the nutrition pie"

    I loved this book. She was easy to listen too. Explained well without too much detail or being confusing. I am just a normal person not anyone working in the industry who needed this course. I wanted to understand this subject better and now I definitely do!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Justin Borgman ATLANTA, GA. 08-19-13
    Justin Borgman ATLANTA, GA. 08-19-13 Member Since 2011

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    "FANTASTIC IF......"
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    If you're looking for this information, this is the place. Clear.. matter of fact information delivered in such a way that it's easy to understand and remember!! highly recommended

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    RICHARD United States 08-16-13
    RICHARD United States 08-16-13 Member Since 2010
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    "Nutrition Made Clear"
    If you could sum up Nutrition Made Clear in three words, what would they be?

    Dietition's view point.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Nutrition Made Clear?

    It was made clear that Buyer Be Ware. Definitely look at the nutrition labels of products, be aware of how many servings in a container, and how many colories/fat per serving.


    What aspect of Professor Roberta H. Anding’s performance would you have changed?

    The performance of Professor Roberta H. Anding was exceptional.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    It was interesting to learn that vitamines and supplements are not regulated by FDA and some could be harmful to your health, and that they may have more of an ingredient (or less) than what they advertise or have on the nutrition label.


    Any additional comments?

    Every chapter begins with a classical music score. That made it hard to move around the book to get to a specific topic unless you remember which track contains which topic. I knocked Performance down a couple of stars because of that. There was a time when I wanted to review to a previous topic and I didn't remember where it was. So, it took listening through the music in the beginning of each track before getting to what the title is.

    7 of 10 people found this review helpful
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    Jared 04-01-14
    Jared 04-01-14
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    "Big Pharma is all over the first hour of this book"
    What would have made Nutrition Made Clear better?

    I've only been able to stomach about 2 hours of this book. The Author spends the first hour ripping all things holistic and natural while promoting how wonderful our government, medicines and doctors are at providing us with the only true source of good health and information. To be fair there is a lot of crap out there, but not all consumers are idiots like this Author portrays.


    Would you ever listen to anything by The Great Courses again?

    Maybe, I still plan on listening to the rest of this book in hopes of some unbiased material to learn from.


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Professor Roberta H. Anding?

    I'm pretty sure the author is bought off by big pharma, so not a chance in hell.


    You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

    To be fair, I have only listened to the first two hours. I'm sure there are good things in the book later on. With 15 plus hours of material, it better get better.


    Any additional comments?

    People aren't all idiots and natural health does have a strong place in our society when performed correctly.

    8 of 12 people found this review helpful
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    Michael 08-17-16
    Michael 08-17-16 Member Since 2017
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    "S.A.D Focused"

    The author spent time bashing Vegans. She endorsed the Standard American Diet and pushed animal consumption troughout the book. She dismissed plant based alternatives for most things to push supplements. There were few places that she endorsed fruits and vegetables but they were burried. I was hoping for a well rounded course and this did not deliver that.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    A 01-06-14
    A 01-06-14 Member Since 2004
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    "Don't bother if you're Paleo"

    If you subscribe to an ancestral way of eating then this is definitely not for you. Save your credit.

    7 of 13 people found this review helpful
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    Fawkes 05-27-17
    Fawkes 05-27-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Super informative!"

    I loved this series. I've been trying to work out and diet for years and I'm working on integrating what she teaches in her lectures. Only complaint is audible doesn't provide the guide she references in the lectures.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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