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American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide

Duyff, Roberta Larson (Book - 2012 )
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American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide

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The new edition of the ADA's flagship food and nutrition guide--updated based on the very latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans With over 200,000 copies sold in all editions, this award-winning resource from the world's leading authority on food and nutrition is packed with the latest healthy eating advice for those at every age and stage of life. In this completely revised and updated new edition, you'll find up-to-date, evidence-based, practical answers for your many food and nutrition questions. This cornerstone guide from the American Dietetic Association, written by nationally recognized food and nutrition expert and registered dietitian Roberta Duyff, covers the basics on nutrition, managing weight, and healthy eating. It also provides easy steps and how-tos for selecting, preparing, and storing foods safely to get the most nutrition and flavor for your dollar, and more. Comprehensive, accessible, and easy-to-use, this valuable reference shows how to make healthy food choices to fit any lifestyle. How to put the the very latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans on food choices and physical activity into action Latest guidance to prevent and manage today's health concerns, such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, food allergies, gluten intolerance, lactose intolerance, and many others Simple, practical tips and flexible food and nutrition skills that suit your needs and lifestyle with ways to apply advice from USDA's MyPlate Advice for healthy nutrition, eating, and cooking across the lifespan Covers vegetarian eating, healthy restaurant options, culinary nutrition and skills, healthy weight, nutrition supplements, and more Interactive self-checks and websites to help you assess your own food choices and take steps to healthy eating
Authors: Duyff, Roberta Larson
Title: American Dietetic Association complete food and nutrition guide
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. :, Wiley ;, Chichester :, John Wiley [distributor],, 2012
Edition: 4th ed., rev. and updated
Characteristics: xii, 708 p. :,ill. ;,26 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Roberta Larson Duyff
Notes: Previous ed.: 2006
Contents: Food and lifestyle choices: a healthy you!
Your healthy weight: key to wellness
Carbs: sugars, starches, fiber
Protein powder
Fat facts: cholesterol, too
Vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients: variety on your plate!
Sodium and potassium: a salty subject
Fluids: water and more!
What's on today's table?
Planning to eat smart
Meals and snacks: healthy solutions!
Savvy shopping
The safe kitchen
Kitchen nutrition: cooking matters
Your food away from home
Off to a healthy start: feeding baby
Food to grow on: toddlers to teens
For women only
For mature adults: age fifty plus!
Athlete's guide: winning nutrition
Sensitive to food
Smart eating to prevent and manage disease
Dietary supplements: use and misuse
Well informed?
Resources you can use
Additional Contributors: American Dietetic Association
ISBN: 9780470912072
Branch Call Number: 613.2 D9884a 2012
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This book is always available in the PlaneTree Health Information Center @ Cupertino Library. - BB 100 A 2012


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