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Nutrition for Dummies
Nutrition for Dummies
Author: Carol Ann Rinzler
“Do you want fries with that?” You probably know the right answer to that question from a nutritional standpoint. In fact, if you’re among the 600f Americans who are overweight, you probably know that you should forgo the burger, too. But good nutrition isn’t just about eating less—it’s about eating ...  more », whether you weigh in at 95 or 295. A perennial favorite, Nutrition for Dummies, 3rd Edition is packed with practical, sensible advice on healthy eating, cutting calories, and finding a good nutritional balance. Balance is the key word. This book helps you make wise food choices and maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle. You’ll discover how to:
  • Interpret nutritional labels and distinguish “good” fat from “bad”
  • Preserve nutrients when cooking
  • Meet your nutritional needs if you are a vegetarian or a vegan
  • Eat smart when you’re eating out
  • Select a weight loss plan that works
Written by Carol Ann Rinzler, the author of 20 books on food and health, including Nutrition for Dummies and Controlling Cholesterol For Dummies, this classic guide has been extensively updated; over 250f the material is new and covers the latest information on nutrition, including:
  • The lowdown on fat and cholesterol
  • New information on genetically engineered foods and biotechnology
  • Clarified Dietary Guidelines for Americans, including an updated list of the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs)
  • The scoop on energy drinks and trans fats
Complete with a list of superstar foods, ten easy ways to cut calories, and great Web sites loaded with nutritional information, Nutrition for Dummies, 3rd Edition tells you what you need to know to eat healthier at home or on the go.
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ISBN-13: 9780764540820
ISBN-10: 0764540823
Publication Date: 11/21/2003
Pages: 408
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Publisher: For Dummies
Book Type: Paperback
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Filled with simple, practical advice about everything from fad diets to eating disorders to understanding metabolism. Understand how your body processed nutrients and why some diets work and others don't. Eat healthier with simple cooking techniques and tips for nutritious meal-planning. Find out the important roles of fat, protein, carbohydrates, and vitamins.


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