Quick Check Food Facts

Quick Check Food Facts

by Barron's Editorial Staff
     
 

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Updated and augmented with additional nutritional data, 2010 U.S. Dietary Guidelines, and MyPlate tips, this book is a reliable pocket guide to healthful eating for weight watchers, cholesterol watchers, restaurant goers, and everybody who wants to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Charts released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture list the nutrient values of every

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Updated and augmented with additional nutritional data, 2010 U.S. Dietary Guidelines, and MyPlate tips, this book is a reliable pocket guide to healthful eating for weight watchers, cholesterol watchers, restaurant goers, and everybody who wants to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Charts released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture list the nutrient values of every food type under the following chart headings:

Calories â?¢ Total Fat â?¢ Saturated Fat â?¢ Cholesterol â?¢ Carbohydrates â?¢ Fiber â?¢ Sugar â?¢ Protein â?¢ Sodium

Food types listed include vegetables, fruits, cereal, grains, pasta, dairy and egg products, fats and oils, meats, fish, poultry, baked products, soups, sauces, beverages, snacks, sweets, and processed foods.

New in this edition are nutritional values for restaurant foods and useful tips for shopping for and preparing foods using the U.S.D.A. MyPlate program recommendations for Daily Goals and Portion Sizes. Additional features include daily nutritional suggested goals, and "Red Flag" warnings to inform shoppers of the pros and cons related to each food category.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

". . . a comprehensive reference on many foods, with tips and knowledge to keep in mind when dining out, and what foods to avoid and when. Quick Check Food Facts is a much recommended read for health and nutrition information collections."
--The Midwest Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781438000107
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/2012
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.20(h) x 1.10(d)

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Meet the Author


Linda McDonald, M.S., R.D., is owner of SUPERMARKET SAVVY, a resource for consumers and health professionals on shopping healthy.

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