American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide / Edition 2

American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide / Edition 2

by American Dietetic Association (ADA), Roberta Larson Duyff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471229245

ISBN-13: 9780471229247

Pub. Date: 08/12/2002

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

Being fit means a lot more than having a trim or muscular body and being free of health problems. It defines every aspect of your health—not only your physical health but also your emotional and mental well-being. Achieving fitness depends on adopting and maintaining smart food and lifestyle choices—and that's what this book is about. You'll discover how

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Being fit means a lot more than having a trim or muscular body and being free of health problems. It defines every aspect of your health—not only your physical health but also your emotional and mental well-being. Achieving fitness depends on adopting and maintaining smart food and lifestyle choices—and that's what this book is about. You'll discover how to eat and stay active for your optimum health while choosing nutritious, flavorful, and convenient foods that suit your needs and lifestyle.

Registered Dietitian Roberta Duyff has used up-to-date nutrition research to provide the most reliable answers to your food and nutrition questions. This new edition of the comprehensive, easy-to-use American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide is filled with everything from managing your weight for well-being to making wise choices at the supermarket or farmers' market to making healthy eating taste great.

Along with personal nutrition checkups, you'll find sound advice and solutions for choosing nutritious, flavorful foods. Plus you'll get all the latest information on:

  • The Dietary Guidelines for Americans from USDA and USHHS, the MyPyramid guide and tips on how to use it, as well as guidelines from the American Heart Association
  • Weight-management strategies and a science-based look at popular weight-loss plans and the phenomenon of emotional overeating
  • Making smart eating fun for kids
  • Eating and active living to slow the biomarkers of aging
  • Eating to prevent and manage disease, including diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and others
  • Dealing with common food allergies and intolerances
  • The effective use of dietary supplements, including herbals and other botanicals
  • Making sense of today's health and nutrition news

American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, Third Edition offers practical advice that can help you feel and look your best. Eating for health is one of the wisest decisions you'll ever make—get started now with this ultimate healthy-eating primer.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471229247
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/12/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
8.42(w) x 10.12(h) x 1.99(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction1
Pt. IEat Smart, Live Well: It's About You!
Ch. 1Food Choices for Fitness5
Pt. IIHealthful Eating: The Basics
Ch. 2Your Healthy Weight21
Ch. 3Fat Facts52
Ch. 4Vitamins, Minerals, and Phytonutrients: Variety on Your Plate!74
Ch. 5Sweet Talk: Sugar and Other Sweeteners112
Ch. 6Fiber: Your Body's Broom130
Ch. 7Sodium: A Salty Subject143
Ch. 8Fluids: Often Overlooked153
Pt. IIISmart Eating: The Consumer Marketplace
Ch. 9What's on Today's Table?179
Ch. 10Planning to Eat Smart210
Ch. 11Supermarket Smarts237
Ch. 12The Safe Kitchen274
Ch. 13Kitchen Nutrition301
Ch. 14Your Food Away from Home332
Pt. IVFood for Health: Every Age, Every Stage of Life
Ch. 15Off to a Healthy Start367
Ch. 16Food to Grow On393
Ch. 17For Women Only429
Ch. 18For Mature Adults: Healthful Eating!452
Pt. VHealthful Eating: Special Issues
Ch. 19Athlete's Guide: Winning Nutrition475
Ch. 20The Vegetarian Way498
Ch. 21Sensitive about Food517
Ch. 22Smart Eating to Prevent and Treat Disease536
Ch. 23Supplements: Use and Abuse582
Pt. VIResources: More about Healthful Eating
Ch. 24Well Informed?609
Resources You Can Use623
Appendices628
Index641

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