Complete Idiot's Guide to Total Nutrition

ISBN-10: 1592574394
ISBN-13: 9781592574391
Edition: 4th 2005 (Revised)
Authors: Joy Bauer, R.D. Bauer
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List price: $19.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Good health starts with good nutrition. With all the constant debate over diet fads, proper nutrition is slipping through the cracks. This revised and updated guide places the emphasis on good health by informing families of everything they need to know to get the best nutritionfrom daily vitamin and mineral intake and facts about fats and cholesterol, to advice on shopping for healthy foods, and much more. -Includes updates to the USDAs Food Guide Pyramid -New numbers for blood pressure and sodium intake -A section on helping overweight children -New fiber recommendations for kids -A new section on macrobiotics and raw diets

Joy Bauer has built one of the largest nutrition centers in the country and is the bestselling author of Your Inner Skinny, Joy's LIFE Diet, and Joy Bauer's Food Cures. She is the nutrition and health expert for the Today show and a contributing editor to Parade and Woman's Day magazine. She lives in New York with her husband and three children.La nutricionista Joy Bauer provee sus conocimientos a lo largo de todo el libro!

Joy Bauer maintains a nutritional counseling practice for both adults and children. Named Best Nutritionist in New York City by New York Magazine, she has been featured on Entertainment Tonight, The View, VH1, Fox News Channel, and MSNBC. She regularly contributes to Fitness, Allure, Cosmopolitan, Family Circle, Ladies Home Journal, the New York Post, and more.

Time for a Nutrition Tune-Up
The Dietary Guidelines
Unraveling the Dietary Guidelines
Balancing Your Food Groups
Where Do Calories Fit In?
The Keys to Successful Eating: Variety and Moderation
Scheduling Time for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
A Close-Up on Carbohydrates
What Exactly Is a Carbohydrate?
Sweet Satisfaction: The Lowdown on Simple Sugars
All About Complex Carbohydrates
How Much Carbohydrate Should You Eat?
Do Starchy Carbs Make You Fat?
The Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load
To Artificially Sweeten or Not
The Profile on Protein
What's So Important About Protein?
A Brief Return to Chemistry 101
Animal Protein Versus Vegetable Protein
Your Personal Protein Requirements
Does Excessive Protein Build Larger Muscles?
The Scoop on Amino-Acid Supplements
Chewing the Fat
Why Fat Is Fabulous
Are All Fats Created Equal?
The Cholesterol Connection and Heart Disease
Getting Fat from Eating Fat
The "Fat-Phobic" Generation
Don't As-salt Your Body
Feeling a Bit Waterlogged?
Can't Take the Pressure!
How Much Sodium Is Recommended?
Salt-Less Solutions
In and Out with Fiber
Fiber Facts: What Is Fiber Anyway?
How Much Fiber Do You Need?
Vitamins and Minerals: The "Micro" Guys
What Are Vitamins and Minerals?
Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Water-Soluble Vitamins
Antioxidants and Your Health
The Scoop on Minerals
Selenium: The Newest Antioxidant and a Mineral Worth Noting!
Mighty Minerals: Calcium and Iron
Calcium and Healthy Bones
Everything You Need to Know About Calcium Supplements
Iron Out Your Body
Tips to Boost Your Dietary Iron Intake
Are You a Candidate for a Supplement?
Are Your Supplements Absorbable?
Making Savvy Food Choices
Decoding a Nutrition Label
Serving Size
Calories
Total Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium
Total Carbohydrate
Protein
Percent Daily Values
GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms)
Free Range Versus Organic
Shopping Smart
The Shopping List
Starting with the Produce Section
Down Dairy Lane
Shopping for the Whole Grains
Best Bets for Protein
Frozen Meals, Canned Soups, and Sauces
Savvy Snacks
Health-Conscious Condiments
Heart-Smart Fats, Spreads, and Dressings
Now You're Cooking
The Recipe Makeover: Remodeling Family Favorites
Breakfast: Two Creative Morning Recipes
Lunch-Not the Same Old Sandwich Again!
Dinner: Recipes to "Wow" Your Taste Buds
Sensational Side Dishes
Decadent Desserts
Start a Cookbook Library
Restaurant Survival Guide
Common Restaurant Faux Pas
Become a Dining Detective
Ethnic Cuisine: "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly"
Trimming Down the Holidays
Staying on Track on Holidays
Easter
Passover
Fourth of July
Thanksgiving
Hanukkah
Kwanzaa
Christmas
The ABCs of Exercise
Getting Physical
Why Bother Exercising?
What's an Appropriate Exercise Program?
Are You Working Hard Enough?
Hit the Weights and "Pump Some Iron"
Top-Five Exercise Myths
How to Get Started: Your Personal Plan of Attack
When Formal Exercise Is Just Not Your Thang!
The Gym Scene
Gym Jargon 101
A Tour of the Equipment
Learn Your Muscles and "Buff That Bod"
Do You Need a Personal Trainer?
Sports Nutrition
Carbohydrates: Fuel of Choice
Develop Your Own High-Carb Diet
All About Muscle Glycogen
Personal Protein Requirements
Food Before, During, and After Exercise
Going That Extra Mile: Fluids and Supplements
Guidelines for Proper Hydration
Sports Drinks Versus Water
The Bar Exam
What's the Story on Ergogenic Aids?
Beyond the Basics: Nutrition for Special Needs
Diet and Cancer
Which Fats Can Help
Fight Back with Antioxidants
Can't Get Enough of Those Fruits and Veggies
Phytochemicals, Phytonutrients, and Phytoestrogens
The Story on Soy Products
Reducing Fatigue During Chemo Treatments
Spotlight on Breast Cancer and Prostate Cancer
Managing Diabetes
Type 1, Type 2, and More
Diagnosing Diabetes Is Easy
Can You Prevent Diabetes?
Becoming Proactive
Eating Smart When You Have Diabetes
Vitamins and Minerals
Making the Nutritional Guidelines Work for You
The Exchange System
Children and Adolescents
Glucose Monitoring
Don't Eat Your Heart Out
Understanding Your Blood Test: OptimalCardiac Numbers
Heart-Smart Eating
Putting the Guidelines to the Test
Exercise!
Food Allergies and Other Ailments
Understanding Food Allergies
Diagnosing a True Food Allergy
What's the Difference Between Allergy and Intolerance?
Celiac Disease: Life Without Wheat, Rye, Barley, and Oats
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
For the Caffeine-Sensitive
Managing Migraines
Alleviating PMS
Going Vegetarian
The Various Types of Vegetarians
How to Ensure an Adequate Protein Intake
Remarkably "Meatless" Recipes
Herbal Remedies and More
Judging the Quality of Herbal Products
For Female Health
For Male Health
For Depression, Sleeping, and Aging
Heart Disease
Liver Disease
Respiratory Ailments
Arthritis
Migraines
Cancer
More Herbal Remedies Worth Mentioning
Pregnancy and Parenting
Eating Your Way Through Pregnancy
Are You Really Eating for Two?
Increased Calories and Protein
A Weighty Issue: How Many Pounds Should You Gain?
Adjusting Your Eating Plan
Why All the Hype on Calcium?
Hiking Up the Iron
Blast Your Baby with Vitamins!
Keep on Drinkin', Sippin', Gulpin', and Guzzlin'!
Foods to Forget!
The Story on Mercury and Fish
The Many Trials and Tribulations of Having a Baby
Five-Day Pregnancy Meal Plan
Exercising Your Way Through Pregnancy
Most Doctors Give the Green Light for Exercise
Warming Up, Cooling Down, and All the Stuff in the Middle
"Energize" Without All the Slamming and Jamming!
Sign Up for a Prenatal Exercise Class
Yes, "Moms-to-Be" Can Lift Weights
Bouncing Back After the Baby Arrives
Feeding the Younger Folks
Your Very First Food Decision: Breast Milk or Formula?
When and How to Start Solids
The Wrong Stuff
The Right Stuff for Growing Kids
Fun and Easy Recipes
What About Sweets?
The Sneaky Gourmet: Fifteen Ways to Disguise Vegetables
Turn Off That Tube!
Weight Management 101
Come On, Knock It Off
What's the Best Diet, Anyway?
What Should You Weigh?
Testing Your Body Fat: Getting Pinched, Dunked, and Zapped
How Many Calories Should You Eat for Weight Loss and Weight Maintenance?
The "Bubble Game" and Your Personal Weight-Loss Plan
No More "I've Blown It" Syndrome; All Foods Are Allowed
Making Sense of Diet Pills
The Scoop on Prescription Diet Pills
Setting Realistic Goals
Adding Some Padding
Is Being Underweight a Health Concern?
Seven Tips to Help You Pack in the Calories
Adding More of the Good Stuff
Supplements-Extra Calories and Nutrition
Understanding Eating Disorders
Anorexia Nervosa: The Relentless Pursuit of Thinness
Bulimia Nervosa
Compulsive Overeating
How to Help a Friend or Relative with an Eating Disorder
Appendixes
Recipes for Your Health
Breakfast Berry Crepes
Greek "Village" Salad
Garden Tostada
Curried Chicken and Rice
Eggplant Parmigiana
Chicken Teriyaki over Linguine
Asparagus with Dijon Sauce
Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs
Chicken Cacciatore
Bouillabaisse
Pork Tenderloin
Caribbean Rice Salad
Sweet Potato Stew
Papaya Sorbet
Spicy Poached Pears
Nutrition and Health Directory
Your Body Mass Index (BMI)
A Closer Look at the Foods We Eat
Index

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