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Cook's Healthy Handbook: Good Nutrition and Safety in Your Kitchen
     

Cook's Healthy Handbook: Good Nutrition and Safety in Your Kitchen

by Karen Eich Drummond, Joseph F. Vastano, Josephine C. Vastano
 
The Cook's Healthy Handbook explores the field of food and cooking from a new and timely viewpoint—health, nutrition, and safety. This one-of-a-kind new cooking guide addresses America's growing concerns about cardiovascular disease, cancer, food poisoning, contamination, and other health risks associated with food and diet. You'll find out how you can change

Overview

The Cook's Healthy Handbook explores the field of food and cooking from a new and timely viewpoint—health, nutrition, and safety. This one-of-a-kind new cooking guide addresses America's growing concerns about cardiovascular disease, cancer, food poisoning, contamination, and other health risks associated with food and diet. You'll find out how you can change unhealthy diets by switching to nutritious foods and cooking techniques and by adapting traditional recipes. In addition to 100 delicious and healthy recipes, the Cook's Healthy Handbook discusses basic nutritional information, cooking techniques, and food safety issues, and is filled with practical ways to:

  • Prevent disease by choosing the right foods
  • Preserve nutrients in storage and cooking
  • Modify home recipes to make them more nutritious
  • Eat less fat and cholesterol
  • Promote safer preparation of seafood, egg, and poultry dishes
You'll find pointers on planning nutritious menus that will save you time and money…guidelines for developing your personal nutritional scorecard (including your daily needs for calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium)…and tips on selecting cookware for healthy eating. You'll also find in-depth information on different food groups covering purchasing guidelines, nutrition profiles, storing pointers, and tips for cooking in a light and healthy manner. The Cook's Healthy Handbook will transform you into a better-informed, more nutritionally-aware cook.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471556084
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/30/1992
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.88(w) x 9.58(h) x 0.90(d)

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