In this Very Short Introduction, David Bender explains the basic elements of food, the balance between energy intake and exercise, the problems of over- and under-nutrition, and raises questions on the safety of nutritional supplements.

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The appetite centres control food intake remarkably precisely. Without conscious effort, most people regulate their food intake to match energy expenditure very closely — they neither waste away from lack of metabolic fuel for physical activity nor l...Continua
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Sourness and bitterness are instinctively unpleasant sensations; many of the toxins that occur in foods have a bitter or sour flavour. Learnt behaviour will overcome the instinctive aversion, but this is a process of learning or acquiring tastes, not...Continua
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Extremely rarely, severe obesity may be due to a genetic failure of the secretion of leptin, insensitivity of the leptin receptor, or a defect in a part of the signalling pathway in response to leptin. However, more commonly, it is the interactions b...Continua
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Religious and ethical considerations are important in determining the choice of foods. Observant Jews and Muslims will only eat meat from animals that have cloven hooves and chew the cud. The terms kosher in Jewish law and hallal in Islamic law both...Continua
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People who wish to avoid pesticide, fungicide, and other chemical residues in their food, or genetically modified crops, will choose organic produce. Other people choose organic foods because they believe they are nutritionally superior to convention...Continua
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