This large reference book covers basic ingredients, nutrients, common diseases, eating habits, lifestyle recommendations, and current (1997) trends in foods. There are NO recipes.
Colorful pictures, charts and quick facts. It also gives you the pros and cons of eating on the run (fast foods). This is a hardback books it weighs about 3lbs.
This book stresses that you follow the basic tenets of variety, moderation and balance and plan your daily diet in accordance with the Food Guide Pyramid. You will learn how to lower your risk of many common diseases and what you should eat if you fall ill. Eating healthful foods need not be complicated or dull; it can be a pleasurable experience, and even more so by knowledge and understanding.