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The Vitamin and Mineral Food Counter

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GETTING ALL YOUR ESSENTIAL VITAMINS AND MINERALS HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER!
Will vitamins and minerals keep you healthy? How much do you need? Which foods are the best sources? Is it better to eat raw or cooked foods? Now, for the first time, nationally known nutritionists Annette Natow and Jo-Ann Heslin offer a guide to the vitamin and mineral content of thousands of brand name and generic foods. Get the latest information on the eleven "marker" vitamins and minerals — the ones ...

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Overview

GETTING ALL YOUR ESSENTIAL VITAMINS AND MINERALS HAS NEVER BEEN EASIER!
Will vitamins and minerals keep you healthy? How much do you need? Which foods are the best sources? Is it better to eat raw or cooked foods? Now, for the first time, nationally known nutritionists Annette Natow and Jo-Ann Heslin offer a guide to the vitamin and mineral content of thousands of brand name and generic foods. Get the latest information on the eleven "marker" vitamins and minerals — the ones that ensure you'll meet all your vitamin and mineral needs. Features include:
Food values for vitamin A, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folic acid, vitamin C, calcium, potassium, sodium, iron, and zinc Portion size plus calorie counts for every food listed Warnings about prescription and over-the-counter drug ddinteractions Daily recommended intakes and safe upper limits A quiz to help you evaluate your nutrient needs
THE VITAMIN AND MINERAL FOOD COUNTER is your essential reference to healthy eating!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780743463775
  • Publisher: Pocket Books
  • Publication date: 3/30/2004
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 478,652
  • Product dimensions: 4.19 (w) x 6.75 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Annette B. Natow, Ph.D., C.D.N., and Jo-Ann Heslin, M.A., R.D., C.D.N. are the authors of thirty books on nutrition, including two college textbooks. Both are former faculty members of Adelphi University and the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. They were the editors of the Journal of Nutrition for the Elderly for 23 years and serve as editorial board members for Environmental Nutrition Newsletter, Vitality, and American Baby Magazine.

For more information on Annette B. Natow and Jo-Ann Heslin, plus articles and advice, go to: www.thenutritionexperts.com.

Jo-Ann Heslin, MA, RD, is a professionally trained, registered dietitian and also a regular columnist for HealthNewsDigest.com. She is the coauthor of more than thirty books on nutrition. For more information, visit: TheNutritionExperts.com.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Vitamins 5
Vitamin A 6
B Vitamins 11
Thiamin 12
Riboflavin 13
Niacin 14
Folic Acid 16
Vitamin C 19
Minerals 23
Calcium 24
Potassium 29
Sodium 31
Iron 34
Zinc 37
Using Your Vitamin and Mineral Food Counter 41
Definitions 44
Abbreviations 45
Notes 46
Part 1 Vitamins in Food 49
Part 2 Minerals in Food 249
Index 399
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