Food and Nutrition
Need Help Keeping New Year Resolutions? – The Most Complete Food Counter, 3rd Edition
Dec 31, 2012 - 7:03:45 AM
Everyone loves to talk about food and everyone has questions about their health, but nutrition information can be confusing. You need to get more of some nutrients - like calcium and fiber. You should get less of others -- like cholesterol and sodium. And, some nutrients -- like calories and protein -- are based on individual needs. It is no wonder most people have trouble figuring all this out.
Trying to cut down on sodium? Did you know that the average dill pickle has 1,000 milligrams, two-thirds of your day's supply?
Few people have ever had a formal nutrition class which can leave them less-then-prepared to decipher nutrition information and define tongue-twisting words - monounsaturated, carotenoids, probiotics, triglycerides, and many more. The section Just the Facts A to Z will define these and many, many more. From A1C to Zen Macrobiotic Diet, entries range from scientific to practical to whimsical, including: anorexia, aphrodisiacs, edible flowers, genetically modified (GM) foods, gluten-free diet, human genome project, serving size, taste, water requirements, wellness, and xerostomia.
Every 5 years, by federal law, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans are revised. The 2010 edition is the most comprehensive and complicated guidelines ever release. To help you understand and make use of this valuable tool, we have distilled the guidelines down to important bullet points and added You Should Know tip boxes.
The Most Complete Food Counter, 3rd edition is the all-in-one food and nutrition resource you have been looking for to help you live well and eat healthy. Look for it on line or at your local bookstore.
The Most Complete Food Counter, 3rd edition, Karen J. Nolan, PhD and Jo-Ann Heslin, MA, RD, Gallery Books, 2013, ISBN 978-4516-2164-8. http://books.simonandschuster.com/Most-Complete-Food-Counter-Third-Edition/Jo-Ann-Heslin/9781451621648
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Jo-Ann Heslin, MA, RD, CDN is a registered dietitian and the author of the nutrition counter series for Pocket Books with sales of more than 8.5 million books.
The Most Complete Food Counter, 3rd ed., 2013
The Calorie Counter, 6th Ed., 2013
The Complete Food Counter, 4th ed., 2012
The Diabetes Counter, 4th Ed., 2011
The Protein Counter, 3rd Ed., 2011
The Ultimate Carbohydrate Counter, 3rd Ed., 2010
The Fat Counter, 7th ed., 2009
The Healthy Wholefoods Counter, 2008
The Cholesterol Counter, 7th Ed., 2008
Your Complete Food Counter App: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/your-complete-food-counter/id444558777?mt=8
For more information on Jo-Ann and her books, go to: www.TheNutritionExperts.com.
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