Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Complete Food And Nutrition Guide, 5th Ed

Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Complete Food And Nutrition Guide, 5th Ed

by Roberta Larson Duyff
Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Complete Food And Nutrition Guide, 5th Ed

Academy Of Nutrition And Dietetics Complete Food And Nutrition Guide, 5th Ed

by Roberta Larson Duyff


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The newest edition of the most trusted nutrition bible.

Since its first, highly successful edition in 1996, The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food and Nutrition Guide has continually served as the gold-standard resource for advice on healthy eating and active living at every age and stage of life. At once accessible and authoritative, the guide effectively balances a practical focus with the latest scientific information, serving the needs of consumers and health professionals alike. Opting for flexibility over rigid dos and don’ts, it allows readers to personalize their own paths to healthier living through simple strategies. This newly updated Fifth Edition addresses the most current dietary guidelines, consumer concerns, public health needs, and marketplace and lifestyle trends in sections covering Choices for Wellness; Food from Farm to Fork; Know Your Nutrients; Food for Every Age and Stage of Life; and Smart Eating to Prevent and Manage Health Issues.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780544520585
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 04/18/2017
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 816
Sales rank: 79,725
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 2.20(d)

About the Author

Roberta Larson Duyff, MS, RDN, FAND, CFCS, is a registered dietitian nutritionist, a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the recipient of the Academy’s prestigious Medallion Award, and a nationally recognized food, nutrition, and culinary expert. She is the award-winning author of more than 17 books. Her articles and quotes have appeared in many publications, including Better Homes and Gardens, Cooking Light, Men’s Health, Parenting, Shape, USA Today, Vegetarian Times, The Wall Street Journal, O Magazine, WebMD, and many others. Duyff is a nationally recognized speaker and has appeared on national media, promoting the “great tastes of good health” and “the power of positive nutrition” to consumers of all ages.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Acknowledgments x

Introduction xii

Part I Wellness: Eat Smart, Get Active, Live Weil 1

Chapter 1 Making Your Food and Lifestyle Choices Count 3

Wellness: Your Overall Health 3

Your Food Choices: The Inside Story 5

Smart Eating, Active Living. Recipe for Health 8

Reaching SMART Goals, One Step at a Time! 18

Chapter 2 Plan Smart to Eat Smart 21

Eating Well: More than Nutrients! 21

A Plan for Healthy Eating: Prom MyPlate to Your Plate 25

DASH to Health 51

The Mediterranean Route to Healthy Eating 52

The Healthy Vegetarian Way 53

Chapter 3 Make Quick, Easy Meals and Snacks 60

Breakfast Matters 60

Eating Well at Work 66

Brunch, Lunch, Dinner 68

Snacks Count! 75

More Meal and Snack Challenges 78

Chapter 4 Think Your Drinks 81

Water: First for Thirst 81

Juice, Juice Drink, or Fruit Drink? 88

Dairy and Nondairy Beverages 90

Coffee and Tea: Caffeinated or Not? 93

Soda, Energy Drinks, and Enhanced Beverages 100

Alcoholic Beverages: In Moderation 102

Part II Food and Nutrition: Choices in the Marketplace 109

Chapter 5 Producing Your Food 111

Food for Today and Tomorrow 111

Today's Agriculture 113

Food Processing 127

Chapter 6 Shop with Nutrition Savvy 141

Today's Supermarkets: What's in Store? 142

Food Labels: Decode the Package 143

Your Food Dollar: More Nutrition, Less Waste 154

The Store: Shopping for Health, Flavor, and Convenience 159

Shopping Green: Opportunity, Responsibility 187

Food Safety and Quality: From Store to Home 188

Chapter 7 Keep Your Food Safe 191

Kitchen: Clean, Safe Zone 192

Food Storage: Safekeeping 197

Safe Food from the Start 208

Foodborne Illness: More Common Than You Think 218

Chapter 8 Cook for Flavor and Health 230

Home Cooking Matters 230

Culinary Basics; Plan, Prepare, Serve 231

Kitchen: "Well" Equipped, "Well" Stocked 233

Recipes: Culinary Roadmaps 234

Flavor on the Menu 238

The Waste-Less Kitchen 243

Culinary Know-How: Flavor Plus Health 246

Chapter 9 Eat Smart Away from Home 275

Eating Out for Health and Pleasure 276

Eating Out: Safe from "Bad Bugs," Free from Food Waste 285

Fast, Casual Food 287

Eating Ethnic, Eating Global 297

Traveler Alert: Eating "on the Road" 309

Chapter 10 Use Supplements Wisely 315

Dietary Supplements: More than Vitamin Pills 316

Supplements: Safe, Effective? 328

If You Take a Supplement 335

Part III Nutrients: What's Inside Your Food 343

Chapter 11 Carbs: Sugars, Starches, and fiber 345

Carbs: Simple and Complex 345

Sugars and Starches: For Energy and Health 347

Fiber and Health 350

Carbohydrates: How Much? What Kind? 355

Carbohydrates in Foods and Drinks 358

Sugar Alternatives 368

Chapter 12 Protein Power 373

Protein Basics 373

Protein: Today's Health Issues 375

Protein: How Much? What Kind? 377

Protein in Foods and Drinks 378

Chapter 13 Fat Facts 385

Fats: Not Created Equal 385

Fats and Health 389

Fats: How Much? Too Much? What Kind? 394

Fats in Food 398

Cholesterol: Like Fat, Not Fat 404

Fat Replacers 406

Chapter 14 Vitamins and Minerals 408

Regulating Your Body's Work 408

Vitamins: From A to K 409

Minerals-Major and Trace 425

Chapter 15 Water, "Phytos," and Probiotics 443

Water: A Fluid Asset 443

Phytonutrients: Different from Nutrients 448

Prebiotics and Probiotics: A Bioactive Duo 453

Part IV Food: For Every Age and Every Stage 457

Chapter 16 Give Your Baby a Healthy Start 459

Breastfeeding: Ideal for Babies 460

Infant Formula: A Healthy Option 471

Solid Foods: Solid Advice 475

Chapter 17 Help Kids Grow Up Healthy 489

Raising Healthy Eaters 489

Learning about Food 493

Feeding Concerns 498

Toddlers and Preschoolers: Food and Active Play 508

School-Age Kids: Eat Smart, Move More 516

Feeding the Teen Machine 524

Chapter 18 Manage Women's Unique Nutrition Concerns 533

The Childbearing Years 533

You're Expecting! 541

Breastfeeding-Your Choice 555

Women: Midlife and Beyond 557

Chapter 19 Tackle Men's Nutrition Issues 564

Guys: Your 20s, 30s-Any Age 564

Men: Middle Years and Beyond 569

Chapter 20 Eat Healthy Beyond Midlife 574

Healthy Eating and Active Living Matter 575

When Lifestyles Change 587

Physical Changes: Challenges and Smart Strategies 592

Chapter 21 Eat Smart for Sports 599

Nutrients for Active Living 599

A High-Performance Diet 611

Making Weight 614

The Game Plan 616

Ergogenic Aids: No Training Substitute 619

Part V Smart Eating: Preventing and Managing Health Issues 623

Chapter 22 Reach and Maintain Your Healthy Weight 625

What's a Healthy Weight? 625

Weight and Health 628

Calories: A Matter of Balance 633

Weight Management: Strategies That Work! 637

Popular Diets: Truths and Half Truths 648

Chapter 23 Cope with Food Allergies and Other Food Sensitivities 653

Food Allergies: A Growing Concern 654

Lactose Intolerance: A Matter of Degree 667

Gluten Free: When It's a Must 670

Sensitive to Additives? Maybe, Maybe Not 678

Chapter 24 Manage Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and Cancer 680

Your Healthy Heart 680

Blood Pressure: Under Control? 693

Diabetes: A Growing Concern 698

Cancer Connection 713

Chapter 25 Manage Other Diet-Related Health Issues 722

Anemia: "Tired Blood" 722

Arthritis: Getting Relief 726

Digestive Health: GI Upsets and Conditions 727

Eating Disorders: More Than a Nutrition Issue 732

Oral Health: Your Healthy Smile 735

Osteoporosis and Bone Health 738

Part IV Resources for Healthy Eating 745

Healthy Eating: Ten Reasons for Expert Advice 747

Truth or Half-Truth: Read between the Headlines 748

Case against Health Fraud 755

Nutrition Advice to Trust 758

Resources You Can Use 763

Appendix 769

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans 769

Estimated Calorie Needs per Day by Age, Gender, and Physical Activity Level 770

How Many Calories? Figuring Your Energy Needs 771

Eating Patterns, 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans 771

Healthy US-Style Eating Pattern 772

Healthy Mediterranean-Style Eating Pattern 774

Healthy Vegetarian Eating Pattern 775

DASH Eating Plan at Various Calorie Levels 776

BMI: What Does It Mean? 777

CDC Growth Chart 777

Sample Menus for a 2,000-Calorie Food Pattern 778

Alcoholic Drink-Equivalents of Select Beverages 780

Dietary Reference intakes 780

% Daily Values: What Are They Based On? 786

Index 787

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