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Encyclopedia of foods : a guide to healthy nutrition / prepared by medical and nutrition experts from Mayo Clinic, University of California Los Angeles, and Dole Food Company, Inc.

Mayo Clinic. (Added Author). University of California, Los Angeles. (Added Author). Dole Food Company. (Added Author).
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Subject: Food > Encyclopedias.
Nutrition > Encyclopedias.
Nutrition > Encyclopédies.
Diététique > Encyclopédies.
Aliments > Composition > Encyclopédies.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780080530871
  • ISBN: 0080530877
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xi, 516 pages) : color illustrations
  • Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Academic Press, ©2002.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 417-419) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I: A Guide to Healthy Nutrition: -- Chapter 1: Optimizing Health: -- The Dietary Reference Intakes (DRI's) -- America's Health Goals -- The Dietary Guidelines for Americans -- The Power of the Food Guide Pyramid -- Other Voices: Guidelines of Health Organizations -- The Bottom Line: Optimizing Health -- Chapter 2: The Nutrients and Other Food Substances: -- The Macronutrients: Carbohydrates, Proteins, and Fats -- Carbohydrates -- Protein -- Fats -- The Micronutrients: Vitamins and Minerals -- Water -- On the Nutrient Horizon: Phytochemicals -- Supplements: Foods, or Functional Foods -- Nutrition and Your Stages of Life -- Chapter 3: The Food-Health Connection: -- Obesity -- High Blood Pressure -- Diabetes Mellitus -- Coronary Artery Disease -- Osteoporosis -- Cancer -- Chapter 4: Planning Meals: Selecting Healthful Foods, Plus Two Weeks of Menus: -- Plan to "Eat Well" -- Eat Breakfast -- What's For Lunch? -- Snack Time -- What's For Supper? -- Dining out -- Grocery Shopping: Another Key to Healthy Meals -- Foods and Issues You May Have Wondered About -- Two Weeks of Menus -- Chapter 5: Preparing Healthful Meals: -- Change Is God -- Creating Healthy Menus -- Food Safety -- Serving Safety -- Refrigerating or Freezing Food -- Clean It -- The Bottom Line on Food Safety -- Part II: Encyclopedia of Foods: -- Fruits: -- Vegetables: -- Grains: -- Bread -- Cereals -- Pasta -- Rice -- Dairy Foods: -- Milk -- Yogurt -- Cheese -- Meat & Other High-Protein Foods: -- Meat -- Poultry -- Eggs -- Fish & Shellfish -- Legumes -- Nuts & Seeds -- Fats, Oils, & Sweets: -- Others: -- Beverages -- Herbs & Spices.
pt. I.A guide to healthy nutrition -- pt. II. Encyclopedia of foods.
Guide to healthy nutrition: Optimizing health -- Nutrients and other food substances -- Food-health connection -- Planning meals: Selecting healthful foods, plus two weeks of menus -- Preparing healthful meals -- Encyclopedia of foods -- Fruits -- Vegetables -- Grains -- Dairy goods -- Meat & other high-protein foods -- Fats, oils, & sweets -- Others.
Summary: The Encyclopedia of Foods: A Guide to Healthy Nutrition is a definitive resource for what to eat for maximum health as detailed by medical and nutritional experts. This book makes the connection between health, disease, and the food we eat. The Encyclopedia describes more than 140 foods, providing information on their history, nutrient content, and medical uses. The Encyclopedia also describes the "fit kitchen", including the latest in food safety, equipment and utensils for preparing fit foods, and ways to modify favorite recipes to ensure health and taste. * Details healthy eating guidelines based on the RDA food pyramid * Provides scientific basis and knowledge for specific recommendations * Beautifully illustrated * Extensive list of reliable nutrition resources * Describes the fit kitchen from the latest in food safety to equipment and utensils for preparing fit foods to ways to modify favorite recipes to ensure health and taste.
The definitive resource for what to eat for maximum health, as detailed by medical and nutritional experts, "Encyclopedia of Foods" makes the connection between health, disease, and the food people eat.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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