The Best Things You Can Eat

The Best Things You Can Eat

For Everything From Aches to Zzzz, the Definitive Guide to the Nutrition-packed Foods That Energize, Heal, and Help You Look Great

Book - 2012
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Baker & Taylor
Draws on the latest research to provide food rankings, revealing the most beneficial foods for lowering cholesterol, controlling blood pressure, slowing aging, stopping bad breath, and treating other common health problems.

Perseus Publishing
Is an orange or a guava the best source of vitamin C? Is farm-raised or wild salmon higher in omega 3 fats? If you’ve always wondered what foods to turn to when you need more fiber in your diet or which foods you can count on when you’ve got an upset stomach, The Best Things You Can Eat as the answers, and even a few surprises. Registered Dietitian and bestselling author David Grotto draws on the latest nutritional and scientific research to assemble the most authoritative compilation of food rankings ever produced. Here are just some of the useful lists you’ll find inside:

* 8 Best Foods for Lowering Cholesterol
* Top 6 Foods to Control Your Blood Pressure
* 7 Best Foods for Stopping Bad Breath
* 5 Best Foods to Slow Down Aging
* Top 5 Foods for Numbing Aches and Pains
Draws on the latest nutritional and scientific research, to assemble the most authoritative compilation of food rankings ever produced


Baker
& Taylor

"The Best Things You Can Eat will be the first-ever book devoted to food rankings, drawing on the latest research on food and nutrition to provide readers with an irresistible compendium of food knowledge--an authoritative, informative, and enlightening go-to resource that pits one food against and another and reveals the most beneficial foods in a variety of categories. If you've always wondered what varieties of apple pack the biggest antioxidant punch or which foods you should rely on when you've got an upset stomach (is ginger ale at the top of the list?), The Best Things You Can Eat has the answers, and even a few surprises. Each list will be content-rich, packed with intriguing statistics, the latest research findings, and helpful information, including: - A summary of the rankings at the top of each list - A description of the nutrient or health condition - Statistics pertaining to the nutrient or health condition - Recommendations for dietary supplements - Compelling factoids about the featured health condition or nutrient - A "shocker" food or "whoa...I wasn't expecting that!" food - Quick and easy food preparation tips - Dâejáa vu cross-reference lists"--
An expert dietician and nutritionist offers a guidebook of food rankings so that the health conscious and foodies alike can determine whether tomatoes or carrots are the better source of vitamin C and whether oats or beans are better for cholesterol-lowering. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Publisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo Lifelong Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2012
Edition: First Da Capo Press edition
ISBN: 9780738215969
0738215961
Branch Call Number: 613.2 G916b 2012
Characteristics: p. cm

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