Healthy Eating for Preteens and Teens is a practical family guide that covers every aspect of essential nutrition to help raise healthy teens. In a super-size-me world, Leslie Beck provides strategies for making healthy food choices and establishing good eating habits for life. Healthy Eating for Preteens and Teens includes: • How to determine a healthy body weight • All the facts on carbohydrates, protein, fat, water, and other fluids • Making healthy food choices when eating at home and school, and in restaurants and food courts • Nutrition advice for vegetarian teens • Weight control strategies for teens • Nutrition advice for sports • Understanding and dealing with eating disorders • Over 60 healthy recipes for breakfasts, school lunches, dinners on the fly, and snacks
Nigella Collection: a vibrant new look for Nigella’s classic cookery books. ‘Cooking is not just about joining the dots, following one recipe slavishly and then moving on to the next. In cooking, as in writing, you must please yourself to please others.’ Hailed by chefs, reviewers, cookery writers and millions of home cooks worldwide as one of the best cookery books ever written, How To Eat is more than just an imaginative collection of over 350 delicious, simple recipes. Combining Nigella’s down-to-earth, practical cookery advice with a passion for food and a friendly, chatty style, you will need two copies of this glorious classic: one for the kitchen, one for the bedside table. This is Nigel Slater’s all-time favourite cookbook: “If I could only keep one cookbook, this would be it. How To Eat suits the way I cook. It is as if Nigella is sitting on a stool next to me in the kitchen as I’m cooking ... With every page you know she loves this stuff, and she wants you to love it too. It’s a very, very special book for me. My own copy is falling apart.” With gloriously witty food writing, easy recipes, basic cooking tips and a beautiful hardback design, this is a book you will treasure for many years as well as a delicious gift for friends and family. Basics – from easy bread recipes and basic roast chicken to sauce ingredients and seasonal foods Cooking in advance – slow cooking, marinades and stress-free, easy recipes One and two – cooking for one and meals for two people, from the practical to the romantic Fast food – easy recipes and quick meal ideas Weekend lunch – Saturday and Sunday lunch menus, for entertaining friends and family meals Dinner – complete dinner menus for any occasion, from an elegant dinner party to a simple supper Low Fat – healthy recipes and low-fat meals that still burst with flavour Feeding babies and small children – weaning recipes, easy family meals and dishes to tempt that fussy eater
#1 New York Times Bestseller A definitive compendium of food wisdom Eating doesn’t have to be so complicated. In this age of ever-more elaborate diets and conflicting health advice, Food Rules brings welcome simplicity to our daily decisions about food. Written with clarity, concision, and wit that has become bestselling author Michael Pollan’s trademark, this indispensable handbook lays out a set of straightforward, memorable rules for eating wisely, one per page, accompanied by a concise explanation. It’s an easy-to-use guide that draws from a variety of traditions, suggesting how different cultures through the ages have arrived at the same enduring wisdom about food. Whether at the supermarket or an all-you-can-eat buffet, this is the perfect guide for anyone who ever wondered, “What should I eat?” "In the more than four decades that I have been reading and writing about the findings of nutritional science, I have come across nothing more intelligent, sensible and simple to follow than the 64 principles outlined in a slender, easy-to-digest new book called Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual, by Michael Pollan." --Jane Brody, The New York Times "The most sensible diet plan ever? We think it's the one that Michael Pollan outlined a few years ago: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” So we're happy that in his little new book, Food Rules, Pollan offers more common-sense rules for eating: 64 of them, in fact, all thought-provoking and some laugh-out-loud funny." --The Houston Chronicle " It doesn't get much easier than this. Each page has a simple rule, sometimes with a short explanation, sometimes without, that promotes Pollan's back-to-the-basics-of-food (and-food-enjoyment) philosophy." --The Los Angeles Times "A useful and funny purse-sized manual that could easily replace all the diet books on your bookshelf." --Tara Parker-Pope, The New York Times Michael Pollan’s most recent book Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation--the story of our most trusted food expert’s culinary education--was published by Penguin Press in April 2013, and in 2016 it serves as the inspiration for a four-part docuseries on Netflix by the same name. From the Trade Paperback edition.
We all love to eat yummy foods. But when faced with making healthy food choices, it can often be challenging to choose between what is goodor not so good for us. Thankfully, it is possible to transform our eating habits without depriving ourselves of an occasional treat. Akon Margaret Kalu is a certified nutrition coach who explores her Nigerian heritage to teach anyone to eat with pleasure. After sharing seven tips for healthy eating, Kalu encourages others to indulge in five food groups daily, shares information on her favorite West African dark green vegetables and yam produce, offers advice on portion control, explains the differences between good and bad fats, and details why it is important to buy and cook with whole-food farm produce. Included are instructions on how to reduce caloric intake, curb carbs, and create delicious recipes from leftovers. Eat with Pleasure shares practical advice from a certified nutrition coach that will help anyone make healthy food choices, effectively manage weight, and embrace the joy of eating.
This publication contains the report of the European Forum, organised jointly by the Council of Europe and the WHO Regional Office for Europe, and held in Strasbourg, France in November 2003 with participants from 27 countries. The aims of the Forum were to promote healthy eating in schools as an integral part of healthy lifestyles; to review different European approaches to provision of school meals; and to make proposals for follow-up activities to be pursued by the Council of Europe.
In 1987, John Robbins published Diet for a New America, which was an early version of this book, and he started the food revolution. He continues to work tirelessly to promote conscious food choices more than 20 years later. First published in 2001, The Food Revolution is still one of the most frequently cited and talked about books of the food-politics revolution. It was one of the very first books to discuss the negative health effects of eating genetically modified foods and animal products of all kinds, to expose the dangers inherent in our factory farming system, and to advocate a complete plant-based diet. The bok garnered endorsements by everyone from Paul Hawken to Neal Donald Walsch, Marianne Williamson to Julia Butterfly Hill. After ten years in print, The Food Revolution is timelier than ever—and a very compelling read. The 10th anniversary edition has an updated, new contemporary look and a new introduction by the author.
Kids have their own nutritional needs-especially athletic kids. Yet most young athletes aren't eating properly to compete. Even if they're on a "healthy" diet, it's often supplemented by convenient but empty calories that are actually slowing them down. Fortunately, with the right nutrition, young athletes can increase their energy, bolster their motivation, gain muscle mass, overcome fatigue, and improve their performance. Eat Like a Champion will help their parents: Tailor diets for training, competition, and even off-season * Find the best food options, whether at home or on the go * Address counterproductive or unhealthy eating patterns * Understand where supplements, sports drinks, and performance-enhancing substances do-and don't-fit in * And more It took a registered dietitian who specializes in child and adolescent nutrition to write a book as focused and informative as this-complete with charts, recipes, and practical meal and snack ideas that can help athletic youngsters eat to win. It's a must-read for every parent of active kids ages eight through eighteen.
This is a completely new book, following the same format as Healthy Food Choices. It has the same features (guidelines for vegan menu planning, suggested seven day menu showing how easy it is to get all the recommended nutrients, breakdown per serving for each recipe, and easy-to-follow directions.) Class participants have been pleasantly surprised to find how delicious the food is, even though it is low-fat, low-sugar, and high fiber!
To counteract the prevalence of childhood obesity and to establish lifelong healthy eating habits, this research-based early childhood curriculum is designed to increase children’s preferences for nutritious fruits and vegetables. The tested “seed-to-table” approach will engage preschoolers in all aspects of planting, growing, and eating organically grown foods. Also included are recipes children can help prepare and ways to involve the whole family in making healthy food choices. These activities can be tailored to fit any early childhood program, climate, or geographical region.
Successful senior living doesnt just happen by itself. Retirement needs a plan and key information to make these rich years happy and healthy ones. This book is intended to help retirees prepare for the aging process and to plan to make good decisions about each of the challenges to age well. Our senior life can be the golden years, but healthy living comes when we make responsible life choices. This book is intended to be a guide to make that happen in your life. It is filled with positive suggestions and clues to help you decide to live a wellness lifestyle in your retirement years. This book is built on the concept that we all need to be better decision-makers about the quality of our life as we age. It is based on the assumption as well that we do make self-destructive choices, which can harm our health (i.e., obesity). The message of the book is focused on our need to establish a pattern of making responsible life choices. The content of this resource is full of positive suggestions to accomplish that goal. It is a helpful guide for a successful retirement, but it needs to be read by all adults regardless of age so they are better prepared for living a healthy lifestyle in their golden years. The author also suggests that all of us could benefit enormously if we could gather in community throughout our country to discuss how we can make better choices on these important decisions for our future.
In this fully updated second edition, expert dieticians Sue Baic and Nigel Denby provide no-nonsense advice, equipping you with all the information you need to make informed decisions about your diet. The book acts as a sound reference point if you want to know the facts about food, and debunks the myths behind fad diets. Nutrition For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides a detailed understanding of the nutritional breakdown of different food groups and examines the relationship food has with one's physical and mental wellbeing. The book also advises you on how to establish healthy eating patterns and how to maximise the health benefits of what you eat. This new edition includes approx 20% new and updated material, including new chapters on nutrition in institutions and how to eat healthily on the go. New content also includes up-to-date health guidelines and government policies, information on probiotics and over the counter weight loss drugs, plus advice on how to eat well on a budget. Nutrition For Dummies, 2nd Edition includes: Part I: The Basic Facts about Nutrition Chapter 1: What's Nutrition, Anyway? Chapter 2: Digestion: The 24-Hour Food Factory Chapter 3: Why You Eat What You Eat and Like What You Like Part II: What You Get from Food Chapter 4: Powerful Protein Chapter 5: The Lowdown on Fat and Cholesterol Chapter 6: Calories: The Energisers Chapter 7: Carbohydrates: A Complex Story Chapter 8: The Alcohol Truth: The Whole Truth Chapter 9: Vigorous Vitamins Chapter 10: Mighty Minerals Chapter 11: Phabulous Phytochemicals Chapter 12: Water Works Part III: Healthy Eating Chapter 13: What Is a Healthy Diet? Chapter 14: Making Wise Food Choices Chapter 15 : Ensuring Good Nutrition Whoever You Are NEW! Chapter 16: Eating in Institutions NEW! Chapter 17: Being Nutritionally Savvy on the Go Part IV: Processed Food Chapter 18: What Is Processed Food? Chapter 19: Cooking and Keeping Food Chapter 20: Weird Science: Examining Food Additives Part V: Food and Health Chapter 21: Food and Allergies Chapter 22: Food and Mood Chapter 23: Food and Medicine Chapter 24: Food and Dietary Supplements Part VI: The Part of Tens Chapter 25: Ten Nutrition Web Sites You Can Trust Chapter 26: Ten Superfoods Chapter 27: Ten Fad Diets: The Truth Behind the Headlines
"A daily guide that should be on everyone's nightstand or kitchen table." -Marianne Smith Edge, MS, RD, LD, FADA, President, American Dietetic Association As a health-conscious reader, you already know all about the benefits of healthy eating and active living. But some days it's harder than others to put that knowledge to good use. Smart eating and an active lifestyle should be easy and enjoyable, not a chore! Let 365 Days of Healthy Eating from the American Dietetic Association show you an easier way to start living a healthier lifestyle, one day at a time. Bestselling author and nutrition expert Roberta Larson Duyff provides easy-to-implement hints, tips, and strategies for: * Having a smart eating mindset * Making easy everyday food choices that benefit your health * Buying right-for-you foods and supplements * Preparing food for good nutrition, health, and great flavor-with easy-to-fix recipes that are as good for you as they are great-tasting * Getting more health and phytonutrient benefits from foods you enjoy 365 Days of Healthy Eating from the American Dietetic Association is brimming with sensible, personal, and practical tips that can help you build lifelong healthy eating and fitness habits, one easy step at a time.
Turn mindless eating habits into mindful eating habits! In this breakthrough workbook, Susan Albers—author of Eating Mindfully and the New York Times bestseller, Eat Q—offers powerful mindfulness-based activities and skills to help you stop overeating. Do you zone out while eating? You’re not alone! It’s easy to polish off a bag of chips or a giant bowl of popcorn while marathon-streaming your favorite TV show. And while indulging here and there certainly won’t hurt you, mindless eating can become a harmful habit in the long run—leading to obesity, health problems, and negative body image. So, how can you start making healthier food choices? Using the same highly effective approach as the breakthrough book Eating Mindfully, The Eating Mindfully Workbook for Teens will show you how to deal with the day-to-day challenges of making healthy decisions about food. Instead of resorting to fad diets, you’ll learn how to avoid overeating in the first place, be more aware of your body, and really enjoy meals—instead of just popping food in your mouth without thinking. It’s not easy to make smart food choices in our fast-paced, fast food culture. This workbook can help guide you, one bite at a time. Teens need mental health resources more than ever. With over 1.2 million copies sold worldwide, Instant Help Books for teens are engaging, proven-effective, and recommended by therapists.
Since its publication in hardcover last year, Marion Nestle's What to Eat has become the definitive guide to making healthy and informed choices about food. Praised as "radiant with maxims to live by" in The New York Times Book Review and "accessible, reliable and comprehensive" in The Washington Post, What to Eat is an indispensable resource, packed with important information and useful advice from the acclaimed nutritionist who "has become to the food industry what . . . Ralph Nader [was] to the automobile industry" (St. Louis Post-Dispatch). How we choose which foods to eat is growing more complicated by the day, and the straightforward, practical approach of What to Eat has been praised as welcome relief. As Nestle takes us through each supermarket section—produce, dairy, meat, fish—she explains the issues, cutting through foodie jargon and complicated nutrition labels, and debunking the misleading health claims made by big food companies. With Nestle as our guide, we are shown how to make wise food choices—and are inspired to eat sensibly and nutritiously. Now in paperback, What to Eat is already a classic—"the perfect guidebook to help navigate through the confusion of which foods are good for us" (USA Today).
Coronary heart disease kills more Canadians than any other disease, and eight out of ten Canadians have at least one risk factor for developing it. The good news is that many risks factors for heart disease, such as high blood pressure and obesity, can be prevented or controlled by making heart healthy changes to your diet and lifestyle. In Heart Healthy Foods for Life, leading Canadian nutritionist and registered dietitian Leslie Beck shows us how certain foods can contribute to developing risk factors for heart disease-and, ultimately, heart attack-and how others work to guard against them. This indispensable guide gives you all the tools you need to make smart food choices and explains how easy it is to turn heart healthy foods into delicious everyday meals. This essential book also includes valuable information on: Understanding heart disease and assessing your personal risk Meal plans to lower cholesterol, blood pressure, and prevent heart disease Tips for grocery shopping and dining out Strategies to maintain a healthy weight and increase exercise Over 100 delicious heart healthy recipes with complete nutritional analyses
The Affordable Care Act, landmark health legislation passed in 2010, called for the development of the National Prevention Strategy to realize the benefits of prevention for all Americans¿ health. This Strategy builds on the law¿s efforts to lower health care costs, improve the quality of care, and provide coverage options for the uninsured. Contents: Nat. Leadership; Partners in Prevention; Healthy and Safe Community Environ.; Clinical and Community Preventive Services; Elimination of Health Disparities; Priorities: Tobacco Free Living; Preventing Drug Abuse and Excessive Alcohol Use; Healthy Eating; Active Living; Injury and Violence Free Living; Reproductive and Sexual Health; Mental and Emotional Well-being. Illus. A print on demand report.
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
The Food on the Go Pocket Guide is a quick and easy reference for on the go meals when members need to access health and nutrition information.
The Lifestyle Choices for a Healthier You Program includes information on valuable websites to help start an exercise program, exercises to do at home, nutrition tips, recipes, making healthy choices when eating out and much more. Also included are 60-day food and exercise journals and an appointment schedule for exercise. Many people fi nd that keeping a journal helps them to stay on track and motivated to reach their goals. The time is now to start making healthy lifestyle changes. With these tools and my assistance, we will change habits, change attitudes and get you on the road to success!
Children spend more time at school than anywhere else except home; thus, schools can have a major effect on children's health by providing a healthy physical environment, serving meals and snacks built around sound nutritional guidelines, and teaching about health, as well as modeling and promoting healthy behaviors. School health services programs involve not only school nurses and focus not only on nursing practice, standards, and performance issues; they also include services and classes to teach students the information and skills they need to become health-literate, to maintain and improve their health, to prevent disease, and to reduce risky behaviors impacting health. School nurses, teachers, administrators, health coordinators, guidance counselors and social workers all join with parents in safeguarding and promoting the health and well-being of school-aged children as a basic foundation for academic success. The Encyclopedia of School Health offers quick access to health and wellness information most relevant to children in America's K-12 school setting. You'll find valuable guidance on developmental stages, acute and chronic illnesses, special education, nutrition, crisis response, prevention, and more.
The bestselling guide to healthy eating, debunking dietary myths and proposing the radical benefits of low-carbohydrate diet, Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy is “filled with advice backed up by documented research” (Tara Parker-Pope, The Wall Street Journal). Dr. Walter Willett’s research is rooted in studies that tracked the health of dieters over twenty years, and in this groundbreaking book, he critiques the carbohydrate-laden diet proposed by the USDA. Exposing the problems of popular diets such as the Zone, South Beach, and Atkins, Dr. Willett offers eye-opening research on the optimum ratio of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, and the relative importance of various food groups and supplements. Find out how to choose wisely between different types of fats, which fruits and vegetables provide the best health insurance, and the proportions of each to integrate into their daily diet.
It’s hard to decide which is more frightening--the “food” teenagers enjoy, or the things they say about their bodies. Whether it’s your son’s passion for chips and soda or your daughter’s announcement that she “feels fat,” kids’ attitude about how they look and what they should eat often seem devoid of common sense. In a world where television and school cafeterias push super-sized sandwiches while magazines feature pencil-thin models, many teens feel pressured to starve themselves and others eat way too much. Blending her experience as the mother of four with results from a survey of nearly 5,000 teens, Dr. Diane Neumark-Sztainer shows you how to respond constructively to “fat talk,” counteract negative media messages, and give your kids the straight story about nutrition and calories, the dangers of dieting, and eating right when they’re away from home. Full of examples illustrating the challenges teens face today, this upbeat and insightful book is packed with great ideas that will help kids everywhere feel better about their looks and make healthier choices about eating and exercise.
This book will literally change the way you think about your next meal. Food psychologist Brian Wansink revolutionizes our awareness of how much, what, and why we’re eating—often without realizing it. His findings will astound you. • Can the size of your plate really influence your appetite? • Why do you eat more when you dine with friends? • What “hidden persuaders” are used by restaurants and supermarkets to get us to overeat? • How does music or the color of the room influence how much—and how fast—we eat? • How can we “mindlessly” lose—instead of gain—up to twenty pounds in the coming year? Starting today, you can make more mindful, enjoyable, and healthy choices at the dinner table, in the supermarket, at the office—wherever you satisfy your appetite.
If you asked people to post a status update on their relationship with food, most would say "It's Complicated." We aspire to eat healthfully but find ourselves making hasty food choices driven by stress and convenience. Or we treat ourselves to a decadent dessert but feel so guilty we don't even enjoy it. The truth is we can't make good food decisions if we don't deeply examine our relationship with food. In THE FOOD THERAPIST, Shira Lenchewski offers readers an ongoing one-on-one food therapy session, revealing the root causes of our emotional hang-ups around food and providing the necessary tools to overcome them. This practical and judgment-free guide helps readers hone the skills needed to put their get-healthy intentions into daily action, such as planning ahead wisely, tuning into their fullness cues, and harnessing willpower (even when life gets messy). Lenchewski also offers easy-to-follow, tasty recipes aimed at rebalancing our hormones and conquering our cravings without deprivation. THE FOOD THERAPIST is a refreshingly modern resource that helps us finally un-complicate our relationship with food and our bodies. We can then focus our efforts on making thoughtful, healthy choices, day in and day out, which serve our ultimate goals, whatever they may be.
Catherine Simmons, PhD, LCSW ìDrs. Simmons and Lehmann have given all of us in the helping professionsópractitioners and researchers alikeóa comprehensive resource for finding and selecting psychometrically sound, practical, strengths-based measures that we can use not only to ëlook at the resultsí but to do so in a way that we ëmeasure others by their strengths.í We look forward to seeing this invaluable resourceÖon every social workerís desk in the coming years.î -John G. Orme, PhD, MSW Professor, University of Tennessee -Terri Combs-Orme, PhD The Urban Child Institute Endowed Professor Traditionally, assessment and evaluation have focused on the negative aspects or deficits of a clientís presentation. Yet strengths, health, and those things that are going ìrightî in a personís life are key protective factors in the prevention and treatment of many mental health problems. Thus, measuring strengths is an important component of a balanced assessment and evaluation process. This is the first compendium of more than 150 valid and reliable strengths-based assessment tools that clinicians, researchers, educators, and program evaluators can use to assess a wide array of positive attributes, including well-being, mindfulness, optimism, resilience, humor, aspirations, values, sources of support, emotional intelligence, and much more. These tools provide a clear picture of an individualís strengths while being easy to complete, score, and interpret. The scales and instruments included are consistently formatted, organized according to construct measures, and include tools for working with adults, couples, families, children, and special populations. They represent a wide range of theoretical approaches and were written by a diverse array of professionals, including social workers, psychologists, nurses, physicians, and sociologists. Partial List of Instruments: Assessing Emotions Scale Affective Balance Scale Flourishing Scale Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire Positive States of Mind Scale Measure of Expectations for Partner Multidimensional Sense of Humor Scale Parenting Sense of Competence Scale Personal Well-being Index Proactive Coping Inventory Psychological Empowerment Scale Stress-Related Growth Scale Social Well-being Scales Wellness Beliefs Scale
Over the past two decades, rates of adult and childhood obesity in the developed world have risen sharply. By the year 2000, 65% of the United States population were overweight, 30% of these obese. Whilst medical treatment has tended to focus on individual habits of diet and exercise, this approach does little to account for globally increasing levels of obesity, and the external, environmental factors that may be responsible. This in-depth study assembles the evidence for a geographical explanation of current obesity trends, and is the first work to examine the ways in which environment and living conditions promote an imbalance of energy intake over energy expenditure. The book calls upon the expertise of geographers, nutritionists, epidemiologists, sociologists and public health researchers, resulting in a broad, multidisciplinary analysis of this important health issue. Cover graphic designed by Georgia Witten-Sage.
Incorporating the latest mindfulness and acceptance-based therapy approaches to weight management and health, this guide helps readers tailor nutrition, exercise, stress management, and emotion regulation to their own needs and lifestyle. This is not a diet book or a step-by-step program, but rather a guide that helps readers discover what works for them and to implement change strategies based on their own personal values and goals. Backed by research and based on well-established behavior change principles, this book offers the latest information on increasing motivation, overcoming binge eating, utilizing social support, meeting the challenges of changing, and considering bariatric surgery. Helpful tips for using smartphone technology and web-based programs are featured throughout the book.
INTRODUCTION TO FOOD SCIENCE AND FOOD SYSTEMS, 2nd Edition explores the foundations of the food industry, from nutrition and chemistry to processing and safety, and delves into some of the most pressing foodborne issues of our day. As the world grapples with critical issues such as hunger and GMOs, opportunities abound in agriculture and food science careers, and INTRODUCTION TO FOOD SCIENCE AND FOOD SYSTEMS, 2nd Edition gives you the knowledge and skills required for success. Laced with full-color images, drawings, charts, and graphs, chapters deliver the latest information on genetically engineered foods, environmental concerns and sustainability, food needs of the world, the impacts of food on health, and more. INTRODUCTION TO FOOD SCIENCE AND FOOD SYSTEMS, 2nd Edition also tests your understanding of concepts with practical, hands-on activities in math, science and other key areas. Written with your future in mind, readings also correlate with National Agricultural Education Standards and FFA Career Development Events (CDEs) to prepare you for a meaningful career in today's agriscience industry.
It's labeled "natural," "grass-fed," or "free-roaming;" yet it might be anything but. It's time to find out what you're actually eating... When your groceries are labeled “low-fat,” “sugar-free,” and even “natural” and "antibiotic-free," it’s easy to assume that you’re making healthy choices. Yet even some of those seemingly wholesome offerings contain chemical preservatives, pesticides, and artificial flavors and coloring that negatively affect your health. In What the Fork Are You Eating?, a practical guide written by certified chef and nutritionist Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN, we learn exactly what the most offensive ingredients in our food are and how we can remove (or at least minimize) them in our diets. Sacks gives us an aisle-by-aisle rundown of how to shop for healthier items and create simple, nutritious, and delicious meals, including fifty original recipes.
Eating Healthier for Less' is a book I wrote to service a need for those of you who desire to know how to make healthier food choices more affordable. It will dispel some of the myths about food, and will help you understand that what you eat today has a direct effect on your energy, vitality, mental toughness and overall success in life. This book will provide you with food alternatives and recommendations for several eating lifestyles (meat eating, vegetarian, vegan, raw); recipes for quick meals; instructions on how to stretch your food budget to feed your family without sacrificing taste, quality or nutrition; tips on where to shop and when to shop, and statistical research to support the information shared in this book. 'Eating Healthier for Less' is a Quick Guide to help you make healthier food choices and to find balance along the way. Let it become your companion to give you direction for a more empowered lifestyle; and, let it refresh your perspectives about healthy living.
Real Food Diet: Easy Healthy Eatingby Author Cathy Wilson uncovers the truth about smart eating! Food. There's a lot of it around, and we sure love to eat it. So why are so many of us making bad food choices? Because in the so-called civilized Western diet, nutrients take the place of natural real food organics, and all confused--most of what we’re eating today doesn’t come from Mother Nature, but a product of food science. Real Food Real Easy Works! Seems like the more nutrition savvy we get, the poorer our food choices, and the fatter we get! The Real Food Real Simple Diet is all about getting back to the basics. Eating... *Unprocessed *All-Natural *Wholesome
Vegetables deserve more than side-dish status. They boast many of the benefits of other food groups, and they’re a main source of vitamin A to boot. Discover the fun in preparing vegetables for your plate. The more colors, the better!
COMMUNITY NUTRITION IN ACTION introduces the program planning, policies, resources, and nutrition issues specific to community nutrition and provides an understanding of creating and implementing nutrition programs from various constituencies (elderly populations, children, impoverished populations, college students, etc.). Successful practitioners in community nutrition have proven to have a mind and skill set that opens them up to new ideas and ventures. Incorporating an entrepreneurial approach, this book helps readers learn how to take risks, try new technologies, and use fresh approaches to improving the public’s nutrition and health status. The book also delivers the core material important to those who will be active in solving community nutritional and health problems, including program delivery, nutrition education, nutrition assessment, and planning nutrition interventions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Completely redesigned for easy reading and fully updated with the latest research and information on current practice, medication, legal matters, and specific conditions, this new edition of a vital resource is full of tips, suggestions, and strategies to deal with chronic illness and symptoms, such as fatigue, pain, shortness of breath, disability, and depression. It encourages readers to develop individual approaches to setting goals, making decisions, and finding resources and support so that they are able to do the things they want and need. Originally based on a five-year study conducted at Stanford University, this work has grown to include the feedback of medical professionals and people with chronic conditions all over the world. Aimed at letting people become self-managers of their own illness, this book's one simple goal is to help anyone with a chronic illness to live a productive, healthy life.
Visualizing Nutrition teaches students to identify and connect the central elements of nutritional science using a visual approach. As students explore important nutrition topics, they are immersed in content that not only provides scientific understanding, but demonstrates relevance to their personal lives. Students are challenged and taught the decision-making skills needed to navigate the countless choices they will face in promoting their good health and preventing disease. Visualizing Nutrition's critical thinking approach with a solid underpinning of the scientific process empowers students to be knowledgeable consumers when faced with decisions about what to eat.
You want the best for your children. You know a balanced diet is key to keeping them healthy and happy. But just how do you get them to eat whole grains, beans, nuts, seeds and fruits when all they crave is junk food? The secret lies in instilling good eating habits in them from a young age. Macrobiotic specialist Tarika Ahuja offers easy-to-prepare recipes-like brown rice smoothie, rice-and-chickpea burger, cashew cauliflower soup, apple walnut muffin-that will improve your children's heart and kidneys and make their mouths water too! In this informative first book, she also offers advice on how to fight allergies or read the signs of vitamin and mineral deficiency. Dark circles under the eyes, pimples on the forehead, acidity, swollen nose-these are all symptoms of malnutrition and can be easily corrected. So here's to a new, better way of parenting!
From the award-winning journalist and best-selling author of America's Bitter Pill: a tour de force examination of 1) how and why major American institutions no longer serve us as they should, causing a deep rift between the vulnerable majority and the protected few, and 2) how some individuals and organizations are laying the foundation for real, lasting change. In this revelatory narrative covering the years 1967 to 2017, Steven Brill gives us a stunningly cogent picture of the broken system at the heart of our society. He shows us how, over the last half-century, America's core values--meritocracy, innovation, due process, free speech, and even democracy itself--have somehow managed to power its decline into dysfunction. They have isolated our best and brightest, whose positions at the top have never been more secure or more remote. The result has been an erosion of responsibility and accountability, an epidemic of shortsightedness, an increasingly hollow economic and political center, and millions of Americans gripped by apathy and hopelessness. By examining the people and forces behind the rise of big-money lobbying, legal and financial engineering, the demise of private-sector unions, and a hamstrung bureaucracy, Brill answers the question on everyone's mind: How did we end up this way? Finally, he introduces us to those working quietly and effectively to repair the damages. At once a diagnosis of our national ills, a history of their development, and a prescription for a brighter future, Tailspin is a work of riveting journalism--and a welcome antidote to political despair.
Nourish your mind with UNDERSTANDING NORMAL AND CLINICAL NUTRITION, 11e! Start by learning about normal nutrition, including the impacts of food and nutrients on your mental and physical health, and then turn your focus to the clinical side of nutrition and the therapeutic care of people with health problems. Packed with practical information and resources, this text is designed to help you understand and apply nutrition concepts to your daily life as well as clinical settings. Features in the text include real-life case studies and questions, step-by-step "How To" instruction, detailed illustrations, intriguing vignettes, a full glossary, and much more. Regardless of your background, the authors' enthusiasm, student-friendly writing, careful explanations, and current topics will inspire you to take a healthy look at the field of nutrition!
Weighing In takes on the "obesity epidemic," challenging many widely held assumptions about its causes and consequences. Julie Guthman examines fatness and its relationship to health outcomes to ask if our efforts to prevent "obesity" are sensible, efficacious, or ethical. She also focuses the lens of obesity on the broader food system to understand why we produce cheap, over-processed food, as well as why we eat it. Guthman takes issue with the currently touted remedy to obesity—promoting food that is local, organic, and farm fresh. While such fare may be tastier and grown in more ecologically sustainable ways, this approach can also reinforce class and race inequalities and neglect other possible explanations for the rise in obesity, including environmental toxins. Arguing that ours is a political economy of bulimia—one that promotes consumption while also insisting upon thinness—Guthman offers a complex analysis of our entire economic system.
Visualizing Nutrition, Canadian Edition offers a balanced introduction to the science of nutrition. Along with practical applications to everyday eating and living, Visualizing Nutrition’s unique and engaging visual format and effective learning pedagogy will help students understand and apply basic nutritional concepts. This groundbreaking visual approach paired with superior online technology and multi-media resources uniquely address the processing and learning styles of today’s students by making material both accessible and engaging.