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Nutrition for Women: How Eating Right Can Help You Look and Feel Your Best
     

Nutrition for Women: How Eating Right Can Help You Look and Feel Your Best

by Elizabeth Somer
 

A revised edition of the comprehensive and

accessible guide that dispels the myths and explains the facts about nutrition and women's health

For many women, nutrition is more than a bit confusing. Diets abound, from the anti-heart disease diet to the PMS diet to the hundreds of weight loss diets. Nutrition for Women is a quick reference

Overview

A revised edition of the comprehensive and

accessible guide that dispels the myths and explains the facts about nutrition and women's health

For many women, nutrition is more than a bit confusing. Diets abound, from the anti-heart disease diet to the PMS diet to the hundreds of weight loss diets. Nutrition for Women is a quick reference guide that simplifies this nutrition puzzle, combining the best advice into an eating plan designed specifically to address many of the disorders unique to women. Here readers will find the latest research on the role nutrition plays in the many stages of a woman's life, as well as the latest information on how to

- reduce the risk of osteoporosis, cancer, and heart disease

- lose weight and keep it off

- combat fatigue and boost energy

- look and feel younger

This completely updated edition-based on the research of more than two thousand studies of women's health issues-cuts through the hype and dispels the myths, providing accurate, accessible information for every woman interested in the benefits of eating well.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"At last there's a book written by a registered dietician that helps women make realistic food choices-all aimed at promoting health and preventing disease. This book is a must for everyone who cares about women's health issues."—Susan C. Finn, Ph.D., R.D., President of the American Dietetic Association

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805070811
Publisher:
Holt, Henry & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
12/04/2002
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.74(w) x 9.32(h) x 1.24(d)

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Somer, M.A., R.D., is a nationally recognized nutrition expert and award-winning writer. She appears regularly on The Today Show, is a contributing editor to Shape magazine, and is the author of six books, including Nutrition for a Healthy Pregnancy (0-8050-6998-4), Food and Mood (0-8050-6200-9), and The Origin Diet (0-8050-6928-3). She lives with her family in Salem, Oregon.

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