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Feed Your Family Right!: How to Make Smart Food and Fitness Choices for a Healthy Lifestyle

Feed Your Family Right!: How to Make Smart Food and Fitness Choices for a Healthy Lifestyle

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With nutritional guidelines and recipes designed to make family meals simple, healthy, and delicious, this indispensable guide shows how to make a nutrition plan for each member of the family, set realistic goals, achieve and maintain a healthy weight, make fitness fun, and eat healthy at home or at restaurants.

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ISBN-13: 9780471778943
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 02/09/2007
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

ELISA ZIED, M.S., R.D., is a registered dietitian, a national spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association, and the coauthor of So What Can I Eat?! Her work has appeared in Weight Watchers magazine and in Seventeen magazine, where she was a contributing editor. Zied is frequently quoted in national publications and she appears regularly on CBS's The Early Show. Visit her Web site at

RUTH WINTER, M.S., is an award-winning science and nutrition writer. Her books include A Consumer's Dictionary of Food Additives. Visit her Web site at

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Table of Contents



PART ONE: The Journey Begins.

1 Family Genes.

2 Setting Realistic Food Goals for Your Family.

3 Making Fitness Fun for Your Family.

4 Overcoming Food Fights.

PART TWO: Achieving and Maintaining a Healthy Weight for Life.

5 The Infant, Toddler, and Tween Years.

6 Teenagers.

7 Women.

8 Men.

9 Seniors.

PART THREE: The Family Action Plan.

10 The Ultimate Family Food Guide.

11 Preventing and Managing Diet-Related Conditions.

12 Surviving the Grocery Aisles.

13 Eating Out While Still Eating Healthfully.

14 Delicious Meal Plans.

15 Family-Friendly Recipes.

Appendix A: Your Family’s Genes.

Appendix B: Body Mass Index.

Appendix C: Frame Size.

Appendix D: Food Sources of Key Nutrients.

Appendix E: What’s a Portion?

Appendix F: All about Exercise.

Appendix G: Master Food Lists.


Selected References.


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