The Calorie Counter: 4th Edition

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Simon and Schuster, Dec 26, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 688 pages
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Wherever you turn, people are talking about calories. Eat too many and you gain weight. Eat fewer and you lose it. Move your body and you burn calories faster and lose weight quicker.

The Calorie Counter, 4th Edition, is the most comprehensive calorie counter in the marketplace:

  • Calorie counts for more than 20,000 foods -- more than 50% of the food counts new or revised
  • Expanded categories with new and revised generic foods
  • More than 600 take-out foods
  • 97 regional and national restaurant chains listed with more than 5,000 menu choices
  • Introductory text expanded, revised, and updated
  • Website and email access to the authors. Got questions? Get answers at

A weight-loss guide that won't let you down!


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User Review  - 7califgirl7 -

Very informative book! I would highly recommend it to anyone serious about cutting calories. It has helped me to lose 17 pounds! I especially like the restaurant portion of the book. It helps me to make informed choices while dining out. I am finally on my way to reaching my weight goal! Read full review

Perfect for dieters

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This book is easily used. Well organized and catagorized. Great to help you lose those unwanted pounds. Use it in conjunction with exercise and healthy nutrition and it works. Well worth the money. Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Annette B. Natow, Ph.D., C.D.N., and Jo-Ann Heslin, M.A., R.D., C.D.N. are the authors of thirty books on nutrition, including two college textbooks. Both are former faculty members of Adelphi University and the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. They were the editors of the Journal of Nutrition for the Elderly for 23 years and serve as editorial board members for Environmental Nutrition Newsletter, Vitality, and American Baby Magazine.

For more information on Annette B. Natow and Jo-Ann Heslin, plus articles and advice, go to:

Jo-Ann Heslin, a registered dietitian (RD) and certified dietitian/nutritionist (CDN), and Karen J. Nolan (PhD) know that their readers are more interested in what to order for lunch than in understanding how their metabolism works. They have spent their careers translating nutrition science into practical, easy to understand, reliable nutrition advice.They have served as advisors and consultants to business and industry, and as partners in NRH Nutrition Consultants, Inc. Jo-Ann Heslin has served on the editorial boards or Prevention, American Baby, Childbirth Education, Environmental Nutrition Newsletter and the Journal of Nutrition for the Elderly.  Jo-Ann is currently the Food & Nutrition Columnist for 

The Counter Book series has more than 7.5 million books in print. The current book titles include The Complete Food Counter, 3rd ed., The Calorie Counter, 5th ed., The Fat Counter, 7th ed., The Cholesterol Counter, 7th ed., The Diabetes Carbohydrate and Calorie Counter, 3rd ed., The Healthy Wholefoods Counter, The Protein Counter, 2nd ed., The Vitamin-Mineral Counter, and the Ultimate Carbohydrate Counter, 3rd ed. 

Karen J. Nolan, PhD, holds advanced degrees in science and human anatomy. She is the coauthor of ten books on nutrition. For more information, visit:

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