Nutrition is surrounded by controversy and misconceptions, many of them fueled by diets where weight loss--usually temporary weight loss--is the only goal. Here is everything women need to know to make the right decisions about eating. Readers will discover: easy-to-follow strategies; why high-protein, low-carbohydrate diets are ineffective; how to decipher Nutrition Facts labels; the formula for discovering how much protein is needed; advice on whether to buy organic; what fat-free really means on a label; and 50-plus delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes.
Dr. Nelson's previous books have won her more that a million readers--women who want to enhance their health by improving their nutrition. Now, this trusted authority has written a guide explaining how nutrition can work for them and their families--on a daily basis, for the rest of their lives.