General Diet & Nutrition

Can pizza be healthy? What should you feed your kids for breakfast? How can you fast safely? What is high fructose corn syrup, anyway? Plus, recipes, exercises, and lots more.

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Nutrition For Dummies

Updated with the latest available research and the new 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines It's a scientific fact: You really are what you eat. Good nutrition is your meal-ticket to staying sleek, healthy, and strong—both physically and mentally. Nutrition For Dummies, 7th Edition is a complete guide that shows you how to maintain a healthy weight, promote health, and prevent chronic disease. This book gives you the know-how to put together a shopping list, prepare healthy foods, and easily cut calories. Along the way, there's up-to-the-minute guidance for building a nutritious diet at every stage of life from toddler time to your Golden Years. Enjoy!

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Total Body Diet For Dummies

Develop your own personal weight loss plan based on sound expert advice Total Body Diet for Dummies is your expert-led guide to losing weight — and keeping it off — the healthy way. It's easy to fall into the trap of fad diets with their promises of fast results and little effort, but fad diets are often ineffective at best, or downright dangerous at worst. This book gives you the benefit of expertise instead, putting Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics guidelines right at your fingertips. You'll learn why physical activity, calorie counting, and psychological support are the cornerstones of successful and lasting weight loss, and why you should track your food intake, exercise, and sleep. You'll learn all about the various tools that can help you reach your goals, including mindful eating, wearable technology and mobile apps, and how to choose the right ones for you. Written by a registered dietitian nutritionist, these easy-to-follow and simple-to-apply tips will help you develop a customized weight loss plan without upending your day-to-day life or breaking your budget. Conflicting guidance and questionable sources can make it that much harder to lose weight successfully without the help of a knowledgeable professional. This book cuts through the noise to bring you real guidance based on real research, with true expert advice to help you: Lose weight for good in a mindful way Become lean, strong, and healthy Stay on track with wearable tech Feel better and get energized Losing weight is not about 'magical' foods or self-deprivation. It's about your overall pattern of food intake, and most foods can fit into a healthy pattern in moderation. You just need to learn how to do it mindfully. Total Body Diet for Dummies is the supportive, informative guide you need to get right on track to a healthier you.

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Fast Diets For Dummies

Lose weight with the Fast Diets? Easy! Over the last few decades, food fads have come and gone, but the standard medical advice on what constitutes a healthy lifestyle has stayed much the same: eat low-fat foods, exercise more, and never, ever skip meals. Yet, over that same period, levels of obesity worldwide have soared.  So is there a different, evidence-based approach? Yes!  Fast Diets are the revolutionary part-time weight loss programs with lifelong health and anti-aging results. Fast Diets For Dummies is your hands-on, friendly guide to achieving weight loss, without having to endlessly deprive yourself. Inside, you’ll get the lowdown on easily incorporating one or all of these unique dietary programs into your busy life. You will get the lowdown on tackling the most popular fasting diets such as:  The Fast Diet (5-2 Diet), Intermittent Fasting, Micro-Fasting, and One Meal a Day (Warrior Diet). It offers you information and tips on how to incorporate these unique and popular dietary programs into your busy daily life.   How and why the benefits of these fasting diets go well beyond weight loss Fast diets dos and don’ts How to get started and everything you  need to know to help you along the way Over fifty 500- and 600- calorie meals that are quick and easy to make

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Food Allergies For Dummies

Are you constantly worrying about what you or your loved ones eat? Is every dining experience an episode of anxiety for you? Being allergic to different types of food not only ruins the experience of eating, it can lead to dangerous, sometimes lethal, consequences. With Food Allergies for Dummies, you can feel safer about what you eat. This concise guide shows you how to identify and avoid food that triggers reactions. This guide covers how to care for a child with food allergies, such as getting involved with his/her school’s allergy policies, packing safe lunches, and empowering him/her to take responsibility for his allergy. You will also discover: The signs and symptoms of food allergies How to determine the severity of your allergy Ways to eat out and travel with allergies How to create your own avoidance diet Ways to enjoy your meal without allergic symptoms How to prevent food allergies from affecting your child The latest research being done to treat food allergies Food Allergies for Dummies also provides an in-depth chapter on peanut allergy and how to spot traces of peanut in your food. With this book, you will feel safer and more comfortable while you eat. And, with plenty of helpful resources such as Web sites and allergy-friendly recipes, you’ll hardly have to worry about your diet!

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Dieting For Dummies

Does the world really need another book on dieting? More important, do you? Plenty of diet books make promises that this one doesn't. Lots tell you that losing weight and keeping it off is easy when you know their secrets. Well, here's a secret that the other books won't tell you: Dieting gimmicks, like banning pasta, don't work. And that's precisely why you need this book. It's not about fad plans or take-it-off-quick schemes. It's about balancing healthful eating and exercise for a lifetime. This second edition of Dieting For Dummies is for anyone who has eaten too much and wants to lose weight. The information presented here is appropriate for someone wanting to lose 10 pounds or 100 pounds. You can use it as a guide for eating healthfully, and not only a way to lose weight. Because, when you discover how to eat the healthy way, you will lose weight. The material in Dieting For Dummies is grouped so that you don't have to start at the beginning – although that's a nice place to start. If you'd rather, you can flip right to the chapter that contains the information you need. You'll discover information on Understanding what a healthy weight is and how to find yours Getting over overeating Formulating a plan for healthy eating Shopping, cooking, and dining out to make eating healthy easier Finding and working with health-care professionals you can trust, for when you can't seem to go it alone People come in a wide range of heights, weights, and girths. One is not better than another. But staying within your healthiest weight range can help you achieve optimal health and well-being. Let this book help you see through the fog of fads and myths. Then read on and find out how you can stop dieting and start living healthfully.

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