Healthy Foods: Fact versus Fiction (Hardback)
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Healthy Foods: Fact versus Fiction (Hardback)

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Hardback 310 Pages / Published: 02/09/2010
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This book presents research findings about 50 foods that are commonly touted as healthy and educates readers about the medical problems they purportedly alleviate or help prevent.


* Includes 50 topics covering the most popular health foods, such as blueberries, buckwheat, and capers

* Comprises the exhaustive research of a physician and an acclaimed independent scholar and writer

* 50 photographs are provided to illustrate each type of food

* A glossary containing hundreds of entries explains common terms such as "protein" and "antioxidant" as well as medical terminology like "gastric dysrhythmia"

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313380969
Number of pages: 310
Weight: 640 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 28 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Thoroughly 'reader-friendly' and enhanced with the inclusion of a glossary and an index, Healthy Foods: Fact Versus Fiction is ideal for both school and community Food & Nutritional Health instructional reference collections." - Midwest Book Review
"This book will appeal to a wide range of health-conscious readers, even those with little time for in-depth study. It is highly recommended for public libraries, although school and even academic libraries will likely see it circulate widely." - Library Journal
"Healthy Foods: Fact versus Fiction is ideal for both school and community food and nutritional health instruction reference collections and would be useful at the undergraduate level, as well." - Booklist
"...this handy reference will be useful in helping readers identify healthier foods to include in their diet to maintain weight control and prevent medical problems associated with being overweight...contains a useful glossary of terms and a solid index...Recommended." - Choice
"All in all, this is a very interesting and helpful book. I found myself drawn in to read more and more. It is quite apparent that the authors spent a lot of time digging through the research so as to be able to compile this book. Consumers and professionals alike should find much in this book to inform and fascinate them." - Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
"Naturally, a reference book that summarizes the science-based nutritional attributes of popular whole foods might make a great addition to your library or client reading list. In that case, include Healthy Foods: Fact Versus Fiction. . . . The authors have provided an easy-to-use guide summarizing the key scientific findings on today's popular whole foods." - Today's Dietitian

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