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Food Folklore - Tales and Truths About What We Eat : The Nutrition Now Series - ADA (American Dietetic Association)

Food Folklore - Tales and Truths About What We Eat

The Nutrition Now Series

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Separate food facts from fiction with this handy guide from America s nutrition experts. Do carbohydrates cause weight gain? Will taking zinc help you recover faster from a cold? Does extra protein make muscles stronger? As long as people want quick and easy solutions to health concerns, food folklore will continue to be a part of our culture. But what are the facts, and what are the tall tales? In this fun and informative book, The American Dietetic Association reveals which commonly-held beliefs about food can be supported by science, and which are just myths. You ll find out about foods that really do have health benefits, and learn which popular practices might actually be harmful. Before you accept the latest health or nutrition advice or spend money on ineffective remedies, consult this unique resource from the experts at the ADA.

Aging and Longevity.

Alcoholic Beverages.

Anemia.

Appetite.

Arthritis.

Body Weight.

Bone Health.

Breast-Feeding.

Caffeine.

Calories.

Cancer.

Carbohydrates.

Child Feeding.

Chocolate.

Cholesterol in Food.

Colds and Flu.

Dairy Foods.

Dehydration.

Dental Health.

Depression.

Diabetes.

Dietary Supplements.

Digestion and Digestive Problems.

Eggs.

Energy.

Fast Food.

Fasting.

Fat.

Fertilizers and Pesticides.

Fiber.

Fingernails.

Fish and Seafood.

Fluids and Beverages.

Food Additives.

Food Allergies and Sensitivities.

Food Cravings.

Food Labeling.

Food Preparation.

Food Safety and Foodborne Illness.

Food Storage.

Fruit and Fruit Juice.

Grain Products.

Hair.

Headaches.

Health Foods.

Healthful Eating.

Heart Health.

Herbs and Herbal Remedies.

High Blood Pressure.

Hyperactivity.

Hypoglycemia.

Infant Feeding.

Irradiation.

Legumes.

Meal Skipping.

Meat.

Memory.

Microwave Cooking.

Minerals.

Muscles and Strength.

Nutrition Advice.

Nuts and Seeds.

Organic Foods.

Physical Activity.

Phytochemicals.

Poultry.

Pregnancy.

Processed Foods.

Productivity.

Protein.

Salt and Sodium.

Sex and Fertility.

Skin.

Sleep and Fatigue.

Snacks.

Spicy Foods.

Sports Nutrition.

Stress.

Sugar.

Taste and Flavor.

Vegetables.

Vegetarian Eating.

Vision.

Vitamins.

Weight Gain.

Weight Loss.

Women's Health.

Yeast Infections.

Appendix.

References.

Index.

ISBN: 9780471347163
ISBN-10: 0471347167
Series: The Nutrition Now Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1st January 1999
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.3 x 14.1  x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.11