Nutrition For Canadians For Dummies

John Wiley & Sons

Contains the latest information from Canada's Food Guide

Get the facts on good nutrition, slim down, and feel great

Good nutrition is the key to a healthy weight and lifelong good health. But with more and more food choices available in today's grocery stores and restaurants, how do you make sure you and your family are eating right? With information from the latest guidelines and research, this friendly guide is just what you need to make the right food choices every day.

Discover how to:

  • Interpret nutrition labels

  • Prepare delicious, healthy meals

  • Keep portion sizes under control

  • Eat smart when eating out

  • Evaluate natural health supplements

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About the author

Carol Ann Rinzler is a noted authority on health and nutrition and holds an MA from Columbia University. She is the author of more than 20 health-related books. Doug Cook is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator working at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto and in private practice.

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Publisher
John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Aug 26, 2009
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Pages
416
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ISBN
9780470677209
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Language
English
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Genres
Health & Fitness / Diet & Nutrition / Nutrition
Medical / General
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