American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide

The new edition of the ADA’s flagship food and nutrition guide—updated based on the very latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans

With over 200,000 copies sold in all editions, this award-winning resource from the world’s leading authority on food and nutrition is packed with the latest healthy eating advice for those at every age and stage of life. In this completely revised and updated new edition, you’ll find up-to-date, evidence-based, practical answers for your many food and nutrition questions.

This cornerstone guide from the American Dietetic Association, written by nationally recognized food and nutrition expert and registered dietitian Roberta Duyff, covers the basics on nutrition, managing weight, and healthy eating. It also provides easy steps and how-tos for selecting, preparing, and storing foods safely to get the most nutrition and flavor for your dollar, and more. Comprehensive, accessible, and easy-to-use, this valuable reference shows how to make healthy food choices to fit any lifestyle.

  • How to put the the very latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans on food choices and physical activity into action
  • Latest guidance to prevent and manage today’s health concerns, such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, food allergies, gluten intolerance, lactose intolerance, and many others
  • Simple, practical tips and flexible food and nutrition skills that suit your needs and lifestyle with ways to apply advice from USDA’s MyPlate
  • Advice for healthy nutrition, eating, and cooking across the lifespan
  • Covers vegetarian eating, healthy restaurant options, culinary nutrition and skills, healthy weight, nutrition supplements, and more
  • Interactive self-checks and websites to help you assess your own food choices and take steps to healthy eating

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3 comments for “American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide

  1. Ericson Mar
    December 20, 2012 at 7:11 PM

    Lead a lifestyle of health and well-being through nutrition I have read the first edition prior to this one and it was such an informative book that I bought myself the second edition. Researching nutrition for years, I must say this has to be my favorite out of all other nutrition books I’ve encountered. Of course each book has its own purpose and flavor, but if you want a good entry book into health and overall well-being (for yourself and/or your family) driven by nutrition, this is the one you need.

  2. Aaauger
    December 21, 2012 at 1:34 AM

    Almost Baked To be a reference, a book must have a decent index! So many publishers overlook this point. Having read through volumes of data, I remembered seeing interesting points but had a devil of a time locating them again. I had to literally leaf through the book a second time with sticky notes. Don’t count on using this book as a reference. Do count on it for comprehensive nutritional information. (Just parse the dogma.) It is the best book I’ve read to date on nutrition: readable, thorough and pragmatic.

  3. Keith-thomas Ayoob
    December 21, 2012 at 1:49 AM

    Finally, consumers can really “get” nutrition Bottom line, this is the best consumer nutrition book out, and it will be for some time to come. The information is sound and reliable. It’s user-friendly, and it’s complete. Any consumer can open it up to any page and get useful information. From a tidbit to a chapter, if it matters in nutrition, Roberta Duyff has included it, and presented it in such a clear manner.

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