A healthy diet — A matter of balance

Andrew Sinclair

“The constantly evolving nature and extreme complexities of nutrition science have created an environment and perception of the science that is frequently muddled, misrepresented and often downright incorrect within general public discourse. The inexact nature of nutrition science (as opposed to physics, which has more known knowns) and the time-constrained and agenda-driven media will often poorly report on or misrepresent facts as we know them. This chapter reveals by way of nutrition anecdotes how complex the science of nutrition is and yet how simplistically the subject is treated by the media …”