Updated and enlarged edition.
With more natural foods and organic produce in supermarkets, the new USDA Food Pyramid Guide, and recently published information on the value of nutrients and specialty diets, more health-conscious consumers are seeking information on selecting, preparing, and storing whole foods.
The author provides comprehensive nutritional charts and a complete discussion of diets, including vegetarian, macrobiotic, and the new USDA-recommended diet.
A special chapter on nutrients answers the frequently-asked questions What is it?, How do I use it?, How nutritious is it?, and Where does it come from?.
Whole Food Facts
The Complete Reference Guide
Fats and Oils
Nuts and Seeds
Appendix: Nutritive Values of Foods