Chances are that you know how your nutrition stacks up to healthy guidelines. The fact that you are reading a nutrition book is a good indication that you may be ready for a change. Now that you’ve read all about children and teen nutritional needs, it’s time to learn about yourself. This section includes all the basic guidelines, as well as information specific to men and women, for the average adult. You’ll also find information about certain medical conditions and about what to eat as you get older.