Cook's Healthy Handbook: Good Nutrition and Safety in Your Kitchen

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9780471556084: Cook's Healthy Handbook: Good Nutrition and Safety in Your Kitchen

The First Kitchen Reference to Combine Basic Nutrition with Food and Cooking The Cook’s Healthy Handbook is a complete manual designed to help you:

  • Learn basic cooking skills and techniques
  • Purchase, store, and cook nutritious, tasty, and safe food
  • Understand what food labels tell you
  • Enhance flavors without unhealthy additives
  • Avoid accidents in your kitchen
  • Handle leftovers safely

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Looks at food and cooking from a new and timely viewpoint, emphasizing pertinent health and nutritional information. Contains over 1,000 practical tips on selecting and preparing light and tasty meals plus over 100 easy-to-make recipes. Explains how to evaluate any recipe from a nutritional perspective and exercise healthier options for lower fat, sugar, cholesterol and sodium. Includes the latest material on food safety topics; pointers for choosing appropriate cookware; how to plan nutritious menus that save time and money plus ideas for entertaining.

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The Cook’s Healthy Handbook explores the field of food and cooking from a new and timely viewpoint—health, nutrition, and safety. This one-of-a-kind new cooking guide addresses America’s growing concerns about cardiovascular disease, cancer, food poisoning, contamination, and other health risks associated with food and diet. You’ll find out how you can change unhealthy diets by switching to nutritious foods and cooking techniques and by adapting traditional recipes. In addition to 100 delicious and healthy recipes, the Cook’s Healthy Handbook discusses basic nutritional information, cooking techniques, and food safety issues, and is filled with practical ways to:

  • Prevent disease by choosing the right foods
  • Preserve nutrients in storage and cooking
  • Modify home recipes to make them more nutritious
  • Eat less fat and cholesterol
  • Promote safer preparation of seafood, egg, and poultry dishes
You’ll find pointers on planning nutritious menus that will save you time and money...guidelines for developing your personal nutritional scorecard (including your daily needs for calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium)...and tips on selecting cookware for healthy eating. You’ll also find in-depth information on different food groups covering purchasing guidelines, nutrition profiles, storing pointers, and tips for cooking in a light and healthy manner. The Cook’s Healthy Handbook will transform you into a better-informed, more nutritionally-aware cook.

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