The Food Bible Author:Judith Wills The Food Bible presents the facts consumers need to eat well throughout their lives and demonstrates how to combine healthful ingredients to create delicious meals. From an invaluable look at the "super-foods" that provide essential nutrition and protection against serious diseases, to special plans for weight control, to sugg... more »estions for satisfying a wide range of needs and taste preferences, The Food Bible features:
Dozens of tips on what to eat -- and what to avoid -- if you suffer from allergies, digestive problems, insomnia, PMS, arthritis, and other common ailments
No-nonsense evaluations of seven popular dieting methods; three customized dieting plans; and a four-week course in getting and staying slim
100 recipes, with complete nutritional breakdowns, for everything from snacks and soups to main courses and desserts
At-a-glance reference charts covering more than 350 foods and including information on fat, calorie, and cholesterol content, fiber and sugar content, and much more
My favorites from this book are the explanation on the size of food portions for adaptation to everyday use. And the menu plans for different types of diet concerns..anti-arthritis,vegetarian, healthy heart, weight loss, balanced diet at work, eating out or at home,pregnancy,menopause and seniors. There are several pages of recipes and a large section on the nuitritional components of food.