This nutrition textbook is written for Christians and others who wish to self-protect their bodies against health hazards. The contents and controversial topics are well-referenced and approximately 70 per cent of the references are from sources published since 1986. Each chapter contains detailed summary tables that include the major points. Appendixes contain detailed nutrient analyses of hundreds of foods. At the end of each chapter are commonly-asked questions and answers concerning the topic. Finally, at the back of the book 18 laboratories are included, to give students some practical working knowledge of nutrition and how it might be applied to everyday life. Each chapter has Bible verses that apply to the particular topic in nutrition.