The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Mediterranean Diet

The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Mediterranean Diet

by Kimberly A. Tessmer R.D., L.D., Stephanie Green

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Overview

Healthy food = healthy lifestyle.

Based on a nutritional principle time-tested for success for literally thousands of years, the Mediterranean Diet consists of a balance of all food groups with an emphasis on foods with high Omega-3 fat content such as fish, beans, and olive oil. The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to the Mediterranean Diet introduces the healthy cuisine enjoyed in countries such as Spain, Southern France, Italy, Greece, Turkey, and much of the Middle East.

•Features more than 75 delicious, easy to prepare recipes-each with a complete nutritional breakdown of fats and calories-and daily meal plans

•Easy step-by-step shopping and preparation tips and instructions

•Detailed chapters about food groups and nutrition

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781615640461
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 12/07/2010
Series: Complete Idiot's Guide Series
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 110,242
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Kimberley A. Tessmer, R.D., L.D., has been working as a dietitian since 1992. She owns and operates Nutrition Focus, a consulting practice for weight management, menu development, and other nutrition-related subjects. Tessmer is the author of many books, including Tell Me What To Eat If I Have Celiac Disease, Tell Me What To Eat If I Have Inflammatory Bowel Disease, The No-Wheat Cookbook, Your Nutrition Solution To A Healthy Gut, and others.

An award-winning registered dietitian, chef, culinary nutrition educator, and author, Stephanie Green, RD, received her degree in nutrition from UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, and attended culinary school in Arizona. She has taught nutrition and the culinary arts at several nationally recognized schools over the past decade. She also has worked as the chief research nutritionist at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania General Clinical Research Center. She shares her love of cooking seasonal produce in her digital magazine, Green's Cookery, whicht helps people create nutrient-dense, produce-centric dishes. Stephanie has appeared nationally on television and radio to promote healthy eating, coauthored The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Mediterranean Diet, and is the past president of the Arizona Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.

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