American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide

ISBN-10: 0470912073
ISBN-13: 9780470912072
Edition: 4th 2012 (Revised)
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List price: $24.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 2/3/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.058
Language: English

The new edition of the ADA's flagship food and nutrition guide—updated based on the very latest Dietary Guidelines for AmericansWith over 200,000 copies sold in all editions, this award-winning resource from the world's leading authority on food and nutrition is packed with the latest healthy eating advice for those at every age and stage of life. In this completely revised and updated new edition, you'll find up-to-date, evidence-based, practical answers for your many food and nutrition questions.This cornerstone guide from the American Dietetic Association, written by nationally recognized food and nutrition expert and registered dietitian Roberta Duyff, covers the basics on nutrition, managing weight, and healthy eating. It also provides easy steps and how-tos for selecting, preparing, and storing foods safely to get the most nutrition and flavor for your dollar, and more. Comprehensive, accessible, and easy-to-use, this valuable reference shows how to make healthy food choices to fit any lifestyle.How to put the the very latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans on food choices and physical activity into actionLatest guidance to prevent and manage today's health concerns, such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, food allergies, gluten intolerance, lactose intolerance, and many othersSimple, practical tips and flexible food and nutrition skills that suit your needs and lifestyle with ways to apply advice from USDA's MyPlateAdvice for healthy nutrition, eating, and cooking across the lifespanCovers vegetarian eating, healthy restaurant options, culinary nutrition and skills, healthy weight, nutrition supplements, and moreInteractive self-checks and websites to help you assess your own food choices and take steps to healthy eating

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 WebMD.com. Duyff appears regularly on national media.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Wellness: Eat Smart, Get Active, Live Well
Food and Lifestyle Choices: A Healthy You!
Wellness: Your Overall Health
Smart Eating, Active Living: Guidelines for Americans
Your Food Choices: The Inside Story
Healthful Eating, Active Living: One Step at a Time!
Your Healthy Weight: Key to Wellness
What's Your Healthy Weight?
Calorie Balance Basics
Weighing the Risks
Weight Management: Strategies That Work!
Disordered Eating: Problems, Signs, and Help
"Diets" That Don't Work!
Healthy Weight: Your Support Team
Well Nourished: The Basics
Carbs: Sugars, Starches, Fiber
Carbs: The Basics
Carbohydrates: For Energy and Health
Carbohydrates: How Much Is Enough for You?
Carbohydrates in Food
Alternatives to Sugar
Protein Power
Protein Basics, Protein Foods
Protein and Health
Protein for Vegans
Fat Facts: Cholesterol, Too
Fats Matter
Cholesterol: Different from Fat
Too Much of a Good Thing?
Fat in Your Food Choices
Vitamins, Minerals, and Phytonutrients: Variety on Your Plate!
Team Players!
Vitamins: The Basics
Minerals—Not "Heavy Metal"
Phytonutrients for Health
Sodium and Potassium: A Salty Subject
Sodium, Potassium, and Your Health
Sodium in Your Food Choices
Flavor . . . with Little Salt and Less Sodium
Fluids: Water and More!
A Fluid Asset
What's to Drink?
Food Choices: The Consumer Marketplace
What's on Today's Table?
Food: What's in Store for You?
Ensuring the Food Supply
Planning to Eat Smart
Eating Patterns for a Healthy You!
A Food Guide for You
DASH to Health
The Vegetarian Way
Meals and Snacks: Healthy Solutions!
Breakfast Matters
Workplace Eating Dilemmas, Smart Solutions
What���s for Dinner?
Snacks Count!
Everyday Eating Challenges
Savvy Shopping
Today's Food Labels
Maxing Your Food Dollar
Shopping for Health
Food Safety: Start at the Store
The Safe Kitchen
Foodborne Illness: More Common Than You Think
Checklist for a Clean Kitchen
Safekeeping
Safe Preparation and Service
Quick Tips for Injury Prevention
Kitchen Nutrition: Cooking Matters
Cooking Essentials!
Flavor and Health
Healthful Cooking Techniques
Adapting Recipes for Vegetarians
Spices—and Herbs, Too!
The "Eco Kitchen"
Your Food Away from Home
Dining Out for Health and Pleasure
Eating Out Safely
Fast Food, Healthful Food
Eating Out Ethnic Style
Eating for Travelers
Food for Health: Every Age, Every Stage of Life
Off to a Healthy Start: Feeding Baby
Breast-Feeding Your Baby
A Healthful Option: Formula-Feeding
Solid Advice on Solid Foods
Food to Grow On: Toddlers to Teens
Toddlers and Preschoolers: Food and Active Play for the Early Years
School-Age Kids: Eat Smart, Move More
Feeding the Teen Machine
For Women Only
Childbearing Years: Nutrition, Menstruation, Prepregnancy
You're Expecting!
For Those Who Breast-Feed
Midlife and Beyond
For Mature Adults: Age Fifty Plus!
Aged to Perfection!
When Lifestyles Change
Changes That Challenge
Healthful Eating: Special Issues
Athlete's Guide: Winning Nutrition
Nutrients for Active Living
A High-Performance Diet
Making Weight
The Game Plan
Ergogenic Aids: No Substitute for Training
Sensitive to Food
Lactose Intolerance: A Matter of Degree
Gluten Intolerance: Often a Lifelong Condition
Sensitive to Additives? Maybe, Maybe Not
Food Allergies: A Growing Concern
Smart Eating to Prevent and Manage Disease
Your Healthy Heart
Blood Pressure: Under Control?
Cancer Connection
Diabetes: A Growing Concern
Osteoporosis: Reduce the Risks
Gastrointestinal Conditions
Anemia: "Tired Blood"
Food and Medicine
Dietary Supplements: Use and Misuse
Dietary Supplements: Defined
Supplements: Safe? Effective?
If You Take a Supplement
Resources: More about Healthful Eating
Well Informed?
Need Nutrition Advice?
Be Your Own Judge!
Case against Health Fraud
Resources You Can Use
Appendices
Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010, Key Recommendations
2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
USDA Food Patterns
Estimated Calorie Needs per Day by Age, Gender, and Physical Activity Level
Sample Menus for a 2000-Calorie Food Pattern
DASH Eating Plan at Various Calorie Levels
Dietary Reference Intakes
BMI: What Does It Mean?
% Daily Values: What Are They Based On?
Health Claims on Food Labels
Index

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