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
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.
Una guía completa, actualizada con los últimos descubrimientos en la materia, que te enseña también a gestionar tu dieta diaria, preparar platos saludables, elaborar una nutritiva lista de la compra y reducir la cantidad total de calorías.
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Learn to make sound eating choices every day with this handy guide. From finding out how much protein, fat, and carbs you need to knowing what makes a healthy diet, you'll be well on your way to changing your lifestyle and leading a healthier, more nutrition-conscious life.
Open the book and find:
How much protein you need
The different kinds of fat in the foods you eat
How your body uses carbohydrates
Why you need water
How to make smart food choices
How to interpret nutrition labels