Healthy Cooking and Nutrition for College Students: How NOT to Gain the Freshman 15 by Rebekah Sack
A recent study, published in the Nutrition Journal, found that one in four college freshmen gain at least five percent of his or her body weight, an average of about 10 pounds, during the first semester. All of this can be avoided with healthy cooking and an eye for good choices.
Vitamania: How Vitamins Revolutionized the Way We Think About Food by Catherine Price
In Vitamania, award-winning journalist Catherine Price offers a lucid and lively journey through our cherished yet misguided beliefs about vitamins, and reveals a straightforward, blessedly anxiety-free path to enjoyable eating and good health.
Coffee Is Good for You: From Vitamin C and Organic Foods to Low-carb and Detox Diets, the Truth about Diet and Nutrition Claims by Robert J. Davis
Though food is supposed to be one of life's simple pleasures, few things cause more angst and confusion. Every day we are bombarded with come-ons for the latest diet, promises for "clinically proven" miracle ingredients, and warnings about contaminants in our favorite foods. It's enough to give anybody indigestion. Packed with useful-and surprising-information, Coffee Is Good for You cuts through the clutter to reveal what's believable and what's not in a fun and easily digestible way.
Why Calories Count: From Science to Politics by Marion Nestle; Malden Nesheim
Calories--too few or too many--are the source of health problems affecting billions of people in today’s globalized world. Although calories are essential to human health and survival, they cannot be seen, smelled, or tasted. They are also hard to understand. In Why Calories Count, Marion Nestle and Malden Nesheim explain in clear and accessible language what calories are and how they work, both biologically and politically.
Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight by Linda Bacon
Fat isn’t the problem. Dieting is the problem. A society that rejects anyone whose body shape or size doesn’t match an impossible ideal is the problem. A medical establishment that equates "thin” with "healthy” is the problem. The solution? Health at Every Size.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition by Julieanna Hever
You are what you eat, and every bite you take affects your body and your well-being. Eating a whole-food, plant-based diet helps you and your body thrive. Getting your nutrition from plant-based foods is one of the best things you can do for yourself-and it's easier than you might think!
Body of Truth: How Science, History, and Culture Drive Our Obsession with Weight, and What We Can Do About It by Harriet Brown
Brown exposes some of the myths behind the rhetoric of obesity, gives historical and contemporary context for what it means to be "fat," and offers readers ways to set aside the hysteria and think about weight and health in more nuanced and accurate ways (Descriptive content provided by Syndetics™, a Bowker service.)
The New Rules of Marathon and Half-Marathon Nutrition: A Cutting-Edge Plan to Fuel Your Body Beyond "the Wall" by Matt Fitzgerald
From basic tenets of training to nutrition guidelines,The New Rules is the first resource for runners to fully integrate nutrition with training for a complete and systematic preraceplan. Fitzgerald's powerful and easy-to-use tools will enable runners of all levels to attain their ideal racing weight, calculate their precise daily energy needs, and formulate a custom nutrition plan.