It's not for lack of trying that Americans are light years away from meeting dietary recommendations. In 16 chapters, Suzanne Havala, a professional nutritional consultant, balances what "they say" with what "they should say" to give readers a clear understanding of what it means to eat a healthy diet.
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Table of Contents
CUTTING THROUGH THE CONFUSION.
They Say, "Eat a Variety of Foods."
They Say, "Balance Your Food with Physical Activity."
They Say, "Choose a Diet with Plenty of Grains, Vegetables, and Fruits."
They Say, "Choose a Diet Low in Fat, Saturated Fat, and Cholesterol."
They Say, "Choose a Diet Moderate in Sugar, Salt, and Sodium."
Summary: The Simple Truth.
GETTING FROM HERE TO THERE.
The Optimal Diet is Outside Our Culture.
Making the Change At Home.
The Social Side.
How to Get Support.
A Simple Meal-Planning Guide.
Menus Made Easy.
Recommended Dietary Allowances and Dietary Reference Intakes.