The Complete Book of Food Counts, Revised Edition

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9780440208549: The Complete Book of Food Counts, Revised Edition

Whether you are counting your calories, carbs, or fat grams, watching your cholesterol intake or boosting fiber, The Complete Book of Food Counts is the ultimate one-volume reference, providing the latest, most accurate information on the largest possible variety of foods. You can depend on the accuracy and inclusiveness of this bestselling resource to provide all the essential counts for generic and brand-name foods, fresh, frozen, and fast-food items--even gourmet and health foods. The Complete Book of Food Counts is completely revised and updated for the sixth edition, containing thousands of new listings--including a variety of ethnic foods. You’ll find:
· Calorie counts
· Carbohydrate grams
· Cholesterol milligrams
· Sodium milligrams
· Protein grams
· Fat grams
· Fiber grams

PLUS
· A conversion table for weight and capacity measures
· Alphabetized listing for easy reference
· And much, much more

From A to Z, all the nutritional information you need is here--whether you are navigating the supermarket aisles or poring over recipes in your kitchen. It’s the ultimate gift for yourself and your family--the gift of knowledge, of choice, of good health!

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If you really want to analyze and/or change your diet, you need to know more than a count of the calories you're taking in; you also need to know the fat, cholesterol, fiber, and sodium. You get all this and more from The Complete Book of Food Counts, a 770-page paperback that lists every food you can think of, including brand-name items. Each food is analyzed by calories; grams of protein, carbohydrate, fat, and fiber; and milligrams of cholesterol and sodium. Let's say you're trying to stick to a healthy diet that is high in fiber and low in fat and sodium. Look up a food item and you'll see an array of brands compared, making it easy to find the healthiest choices. All major brands of packaged, canned, and frozen food items are listed. You can even look up a chain restaurant and check out menu options before you order; for example, a Carl's Jr. Santa Fe Chicken Sandwich feeds you 530 calories and a whopping 30 grams of fat (the same as a McDonald's Quarter Pounder with cheese!) and 1,230 milligrams of sodium. Know what you're eating--look it up before you buy! --Joan Price

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Give Yourself -- And Your Family -- The Gift Of Good Health !

Most health -- and weight -- concious people have become aware of the importance of restricting dietary fat and salt and boosting their intake of fiber. But whether you're on your own or under a doctor's supervision, you'll find everything you need to know in this bigger and better than ever New Third Edition of The Complete Book Of Food Counts. It contains the latest nutritional information on over 12,000 items, featuring basic generic foods, brand-name foods, fresh, frozen and fast-food items in one compact, comprehensive reference.

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