Acknowledgments. Introduction. Part One: So What Are the Guidelines and How Can You Fit Them into Your Life? 1. Sitting Down to Dinner with Uncle Sam. 2. How to Make the Guidelines Your Own in 7 Steps. 3. All Foods Can Fit. 4. Moving toward a Healthier Weight. 5. Picks and Pitfalls of the Market. 6. Dining Out without Giving In 98 Part Two: What You Can Eat: Easy Menus and Mouth-Watering Recipes. 7. Your Meal Plan. 8. Recipes. Appendix A: Master Food Lists. Appendix B: Determining Your Calorie Needs. Resources. References. Index.
Elisa Zied, R.D. is a registered dietitian and national media spokesperson for ADA. An expert on family nutrition, she has been extensively featured on broadcast television, in several national publications, and in high-profile speaking roles promoting a healthy lifestyle. She is a contributing editor for Seventeen magazine and has written for or been quoted in Time, The New York Times, US News & World Report, Los Angeles Times, Fitness Magazine, Parenting Magazine, and Self, among others. She appears regularly on CBS's The Early Show as well as Today in New York, Good Day New York, Live on MSNBC, Fox News Live and Fox News at 10. Ruth Winter, M.S., is an award-winning science and nutrition writer. Her books include A Consumer's Dictionary of Food Additives. Visit her Web site at brainbody.com.
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