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
The Micronutrients: Vitamins and Minerals
On the Nutrient Horizon: Phytochemicals
Supplements: Foods, or Functional Foods
Nutrition and Your Stages of Life
Chapter 3: The Food-Health Connection:
High Blood Pressure
Coronary Artery Disease
Chapter 4: Planning Meals: Selecting Healthful Foods, Plus Two Weeks of Menus:
Plan to "Eat Well"
What's For Lunch?
What's For Supper?
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
Refrigerating or Freezing Food
The Bottom Line on Food Safety
Part II: Encyclopedia of Foods:
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- © 2002
29th November 2001
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