American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide by Roberta Larson Duyff

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A lifetime of sound, easy, and positive advice on healthy eating from the world's foremost authority on food and nutrition

This brand-new edition of the bestselling, award-winning American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide offers the most up-to-date nutrition information for the whole family. It's packed with simple, practical tips and flexible guidelines designed to help you choose nutritious, flavorful, and convenient foods to suit your needs and lifestyle at any age. This fully revised guide features:
* The new Dietary Guidelines for Americans from USDA and USHHS, providing science-based advice on food choices and physical activity for your health
* New, helpful information about fitting fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and other nutrient-rich foods into your everyday meals and snacks
* Updated information on women's health and nutrition, from pregnancy to menopause, as well as heart disease, breast cancer, and more
* Food and lifestyle advice on preventing and managing health conditions (including metabolic syndrome, diabetes, cancer, and heart disease), on food-drug interactions, and on food allergies and intolerances (including gluten intolerance)
* The latest on food and water safety, how to protect against foodborne illness, and how to prepare for emergencies
* Help in making smart food choices in restaurants: fast-food, sit-down, and ethnic restaurants
* Smart vegetarian eating
* Facts about functional foods (soy, flaxseed, probiotics), phytonutrients (lycopene, isoflavones), omega-3s, and more
* The latest on eating and hydration for peak physical performance
* Up-to-date consumer information on food labeling, allergen labeling, and health claims
* Quick, easy ways to blend nutrition with great taste for your family table
* Help in finding reliable online nutrition information

American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide has received the National Health Information Award and the National Federation of Press Women Award, among others.

About Roberta Larson Duyff

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BETSY HORNICK, M.S., R.D., is an experienced writer, editor, and educator specializing in food, nutrition, and health-related topics. ROBERTA LARSON DUYFF, MS, RD, FADA, CFCS, is a Registered Dietitian, a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the recipient of the Academy's Medallion Award, and a nationally recognized food, nutrition, and culinary expert. She is the award-winning author of 365 Days of Healthy Eating, Monthly Nutrition Companion,and other books. Her work and recipes have been featured in magazines and cookbooks, including Cooking Healthy Across America, and in USA Today, Living Fit, Better Homes and Gardens, Cooking Light, Vegetarian Times, Parenting, and Ladies' Home Journal, as well as on Duyff appears regularly on national media. THE ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS, formerly the American Dietetic Association, is the largest group of food and nutrition professionals in the world. As the advocate of the dietetic profession, the Academy serves the public by promoting optimal nutrition, health, and well-being.
Published February 15, 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 688 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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