Food protects our health. This bundle teaches you how to be proactive in maintaining your health by eating protective foods. Functional Foods helps practitioners sort through the many "functionality" claims for foods and supplements. It concentrates on the proven functional components of whole grains, fruits, vegetables and legumes, including phytochemicals. The effect of soy on heart health, cholesterol, female hormones and diabetes is featured. This bundle also explores the complex relationship between cancer and foods through the Cancer Risk Reduction course. Guidelines from the American Cancer Society and the latest research on cancer causation, risk and prevention are addressed.