American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, Revised and Updated 3rd Edition / Edition 3

American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, Revised and Updated 3rd Edition / Edition 3

by Roberta Larson Duyff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0470048425

ISBN-13: 9780470048429

Pub. Date: 09/18/2006

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt


A lifetime of sound, easy, and positive advice on healthy eating from the world's foremost authority on food and nutrition

This brand-new edition of the bestselling, award-winning American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide offers the most up-to-date nutrition information for the whole family. It's packed with simple, practical tips and

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A lifetime of sound, easy, and positive advice on healthy eating from the world's foremost authority on food and nutrition

This brand-new edition of the bestselling, award-winning American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide offers the most up-to-date nutrition information for the whole family. It's packed with simple, practical tips and flexible guidelines designed to help you choose nutritious, flavorful, and convenient foods to suit your needs and lifestyle at any age. This fully revised guide features:
* The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans from USDA and USHHS, providing science-based advice on food choices and physical activity for your health
* New, helpful information about fitting fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and other nutrient-rich foods into your everyday meals and snacks
* Updated information on women's health and nutrition, from pregnancy to menopause, as well as heart disease, breast cancer, and more
* Food and lifestyle advice on preventing and managing health conditions (including metabolic syndrome, diabetes, cancer, and heart disease), on food-drug interactions, and on food allergies and intolerances (including gluten intolerance)
* The latest on food and water safety, how to protect against foodborne illness, and how to prepare for emergencies
* Help in making smart food choices in restaurants: fast-food, sit-down, and ethnic restaurants
* Smart vegetarian eating
* Facts about functional foods (soy, flaxseed, probiotics), phytonutrients (lycopene, isoflavones), omega-3s, and more
* The latest on eating and hydration for peak physical performance
* Up-to-date consumer information on food labeling, allergen labeling, and health claims
* Quick, easy ways to blend nutrition with great taste for your family table
* Help in finding reliable online nutrition information

American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide has received the National Health Information Award and the National Federation of Press Women Award, among others.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470048429
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
09/18/2006
Series:
American Dietetic Association Series
Edition description:
Revised and Updated 3rd Edition
Pages:
688
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.99(d)

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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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