Get the straight facts on nutrition, slim down, and feel great
You’ve been hearing it since you were a kid: “You are what you eat.” And this wise saying is true! Good nutrition is the key to achieving and maintaining healthy weight and lifelong good health—no matter how you slice it. Nutrition For Dummies, 6th Edition is a one-size-fits-all guide to nutrition that shows you how to manage your diet so you get the most bang for your buck. This book offers you the know-how to put together a shopping list, prepare healthy foods, and easily cut calories.
The up to date edition of The Dietary Guidelines for Americans encourages individuals to eat a healthful diet—one that specializes in foods and beverages that help achieve and deal with a healthy weight, promote health, and prevent chronic disease. This up to date edition of Nutrition For Dummies reflects the up to date suggested guidelines and details in plain English so you’ll be able to incorporate these recommendations for living a nutritionally sound life. You can get up to date RDAs on vitamins and nutritional supplements; find out why you will have to eat more fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains, and other plant-based foods; bear in mind the importance of cholesterol for brain health; get the up to date information on obesity; and more.
- Decipher the up to date nutrition facts, labels, and guidelines
- Understand why sugar is the most controversial subject in diet today
- Grasp the truth about vitamin supplements and energy drinks
- Make informed decisions about your own nutrition choices
An apple a day won’t necessarily keep the doctor away, but with the simple guidance of Nutrition For Dummies, 6th Edition you’ll be able to be on your way to living a happier, healthier, and longer life.