Around one in two people in Australia, the UK and the US are overweight. Knowledge of nutrition is integral to making healthy food choices.
In this program we examine three diet-related disorders, looking in detail at the characteristics, causes, treatment and strategies for prevention. Common western health problems such as obesity, Type 2 diabetes and coeliac disease are discussed and their relationship with our diet explained.
Follow us as we explore recent developments in food aimed at enhancing health, the impact of food consumption on nutrition, and ways of meeting food requirements to maintain optimum health and wellbeing.