A lifetime of sound, easy, and positive advice on healthy eating from the world s foremost authority on food and nutrition.
The choices you make every day about food, nutrition, and health can have a major impact on your life. To find the most reliable nutrition information and sound advice in achieving optimal health, look no further. This comprehensive book from the American Dietetic Association explains everything you need to know about eating healthy, with simple, practical tips and flexible guidelines designed to help you choose nutritious, flavorful, and fun foods to suit your needs and lifestyle at any age.
This brand-new edition of the bestselling American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide offers the most up-to-date nutrition information for the whole family. From the healthiest baby food to eating well in the golden years, this fully revised, quick-access guide features:
New chapters on the use and abuse of supplements (including herbals and other botanicals) and on nutrition and health conditions (including Syndrome X and adult and childhood diabetes) and food-drug interactions
An expanded chapter on women s health and nutrition that covers breast cancer, fibromyalgia, and the link between folic acid and heart disease
The latest on food-borne bacteria and ways to prevent food-borne illness
Help for making the right food choices in restaurants
Facts about functional foods and phytonutrients for health, and nutritious ethnic food choices
What you need to know about food and water safety
American Heart Association, USDA, and American Cancer Society guidelines, as well as the DASH blood-pressure-lowering diet
Up-to-date information on food labeling and food allergens and intolerances, including celiac disease
More on managing body weight, the truth about today s popular diets, and controlling emotional overeating
Ways to blend nutrition with great taste in fun, easy ways
And much more