Eating Smart: ABCs of the New Food Literacy

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Macmillan, 1992 - Medical - 175 pages
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For twenty years, Jeanne Jones has helped readers lighten up their favorite recipes through her syndicated food column "Cook It Light", dazzled dieters with the menus she designed for four-star spas, and educated America's health-conscious food lovers on nutrition and diet basics through her many lectures and appearances. Now Jeanne Jones brings all of this essential information together into one short, easy-to-use handbook that tells you all you need to know to enjoy a lifetime of healthful eating without deprivation. Eating Smart covers the ABCs of nutrition in a way any reader can immediately understand and put to use. It provides a simple formula that lets you forget about counting calories and weighing food when you diet. It tells you how to lower the fat content of your favorite recipes without sacrificing flavor. And it offers excellent advice on buying and preparing food, stocking your kitchen, avoiding diet pitfalls, and getting the most out of exercise. Readers barraged with conflicting diet and nutrition advice will welcome this primer for its clarity and authoritative information. Those interested in losing weight will discover here the building blocks for creating an easy-to-follow diet. And anyone concerned with good health will find in Eating Smart a sensible plan for eating better, feeling better, and looking better for life.

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A book for the "one-minute nutrition manager,'' Eating Smart simplifies the basics of diet, nutrition, and food preparation for the beginner. The topics covered range from the familiar fuel sources of ... Read full review

Contents

You Are What You Eat
1
Fuel Sources
5
Not All Calories Are Alike
29
The FivetoOne Formula
41
Winning with Exercise
49
Stocking the Eating Smart Kitchen
61
Cooking Light Cooking Right
81
FivetoOne Formula Menus
109
Coping with Challenges
119
Eating Smart Is Knowing How
129
A Few Basic Recipes
141
Index
169
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About the author (1992)

Jeanne Jones' nationally syndicated recipe makeover column, "Cook It Light," reaches 30 million readers a week. She is a menu consultant to Canyon Ranch Spas and the Holland-America Cruise Line, as well as a contributing editor to "Cooking,"

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