The Complete Idiot's Guide to Total Nutrition, 4th Edition

  • Joy Bauer MS RD CDN
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  • ISBN-10: 1101082607
  • ISBN-13: 9781101082607
  • DDC: 613.2
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 464 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released December 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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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 nutrition - from daily vitamin and mineral intake and facts about fats and cholesterol, to advice on shopping for healthy foods, and much more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents at a Glance.
1: Time for a Nutrition Tune-Up.
2: The Dietary Guidelines.
3: A Close-Up on Carbohydrates.
4: The Profile on Protein.
5: Chewing the Fat.
6: Don't As-Salt Your Body.
7: In and Out with Fiber.
8: Vitamins and Minerals: The “Micro” Guys.
9: Mighty Minerals: Calcium and Iron.
10: Making Savvy Food Choices.
11: Decoding a Nutrition Label.
12: Shopping Smart.
13: Now You're Cooking.
14: Restaurant Survival Guide.
15: Trimming Down the Holidays.
16: The ABCs of Exercise.
17: Getting Physical.
18: The Gym Scene.
19: Sports Nutrition.
20: Going That Extra Mile: Fluids and Supplements.
21: Beyond the Basics: Nutrition for Special Needs.
22: Diet and Cancer.
23: Managing Diabetes.
24: Don't Eat Your Heart out.
25: Food Allergies and Other Ailments.
26: Going Vegetarian.
27: Herbal Remedies and More.
28: Pregnancy and Parenting.
29: Eating Your Way through Pregnancy.
30: Exercising Your Way through Pregnancy.
31: Feeding the Younger Folks.
32: Weight Management 101.
33: Come On, Knock It Off.
34: Adding Some Padding.
35: Understanding Eating Disorders.
Recipes for Your Health.
Nutrition and Health Directory.
Your Body Mass Index (BMI).
A Closer Look at the Foods We Eat.