American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, 4th Edition
by Roberta Larson Duyff, MS, RD, FADA, CFCS. Wiley, 2012.
Includes the most up-to-date Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Offers quick access to timely advice on a multitude of food and nutrition topics. Includes chapters on food for fitness, healthy weight, vegetarian eating and nutrition for every stage of life.
Pocket Supermarket Guide, 4th Edition
by Mary Abbott Hess, MS, RD, LHD, LDN, FADA. Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, 2014.
Learn how to make grocery shopping faster, healthier and more budget-friendly. Organic foods and functional foods are explained, as well as an overview of how to read food labels.
Bite It & Write It!
by Stacie Castle, MS, RD, CDN; Robyn Cotler, MS, RD, CDN; Marni Schefter, RD, CDN; Shana Shapiro, MS, RD, CDN, CDE. Square One Publishers, 2011.
Not just a food diary, it's also a nutrition guide with ten health goals to help you change the way you think about food. Also includes a calorie guide for chain restaurant foods and help with eating healthy when dining out.
The Calendar Diet
by Melina B. Jampolis, MD and Karen Ansel, MS, RD, with Ami Jampolis, MS, CSCS. Wagging Tail Press, 2012.
Dieting is never easy, especially when holidays and vacations enter the picture. Find some practical suggestions that consider time of year and those holiday diet traps. Included are 52 seasonal recipes.
The Complete Idiot's Guide to: The TLC Diet
by Diane Welland, MS, RD. Alpha, a Member of the Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2013.
Chapters include information about lowering cholesterol, choosing smart carbs, reducing salt intake and grocery shopping. Recipes and meal plans -- along with how to substitute ingredients -- are part of the healthful tips.
The DASH Diet for Weight Loss
by Thomas J. Moore, MD and Megan C. Murphy, MPH and Mark Jenkins. Free Press, A Division of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 2012.
DASH -- it's not just for lowering blood pressure any more! Learn what counts as a serving, how to plan menus, and how to lose weight without giving up favorite foods. Meal plans for meat-eaters and vegetarians.
Doctor's Detox Diet
by Christine Gerbstadt, MD, RD. Nutronics(TM) Health Publishing, 2012.
Here's a different take on losing weight, designed to boost the relationship between skin, kidney, intestine, liver and lymphatic systems using everyday foods and spices to support your body's natural detoxification system.
Eating Free: The Carb-Friendly Way to Lose Inches, Embrace Your Hunger, and Keep the Weight Off for Good
by Manuel Villacorta, RD, MS, CSSD. Health Communications, Inc., 2012.
Eating fewer carbs and working out harder may not give us the results we're seeking. Learn how your levels of sleep and stress -- along with a well-balanced diet -- contribute to overall good health.
The 5 Hungers: Stealth Appetites You Can Satisfy Without Overeating
by Beverly Hyatt Neville, PhD, RD. Let Me Read It, 2012.
Our eating behaviors are often driven by something other than true hunger. Learn how to satisfy the five hungers, and see how food can be a satisfying reward.
Food, Field to Fork: How to Grow Sustainably, Shop Wisely, Cook Nutritiously, and Eat Deliciously
by Anita M. Kobuszewski, MS, RD. AnitaBeHealthy Publishing, 2012.
An engaging read on nutrition and wellness, highlighting sustainable gardening as well as food shopping and cooking. Learn how food choices affect aging and why eating more produce matters.
The Food Is My Friend Diet
by Ruth Frechman, MA, RD, CPT. Gales Publishing, 2012.
Many of us turn to chocolate when we need to feel better. It's our own special food friend. This book offers a 30-day plan to lose weight by making healthy lifestyle changes and conquering emotional eating.
Grocery Makeover: Small Changes for Big Results
by Julie Feldman, MPH, RD. Spry Publishing LLC, 2013.
Although there are thousands of foods available on grocery shelves, we seem to buy the same items every week. This book is loaded with charts of nutrient content for common grocery-list foods, as well as substitution suggestions to make meals more nutritious.
Mayo Clinic Healthy Heart for Life!
Medical Editor Martha Grogon, MD. Time Home Entertainment Inc., 2012.
Four sections cover everything from major risk factors, healthy eating, medications and setting goals. Detailed illustrations show how the heart works and what blockages look like.
MyPlate for Moms, How to Feed Yourself & Your Family Better
by Elizabeth M. Ward, MS, RD. Loughlin Press, 2011.
Realistic ideas for using MyPlate to plan family meals. Learn about "portion distortion," dining out sensibly, and food safety. Recipes and shopping ideas included.
Nutrition Concepts and Controversies
by Frances Sienkiewicz Sizer, MS, RD, FADA and Eleanor Noss Whitney, PhD. Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2014.
This new edition includes additional features to enhance the collection of often misunderstood concepts, presented with learning objectives at the start of each chapter. A Concepts in Action and Self-Check complete each lesson. Helpful illustrations and charts throughout.
Nutrition Diva's Secrets for a Healthy Diet: What to Eat, What to Avoid, What to Stop Worrying About
by Monica Reinagel. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2011.
If dieting is only making you hungrier, this guide will help you with grocery lists, menus and recipes. Many of your questions will also be answered, such as "Is chicken always healthier than beef?"
The Plant-Powered Diet: The Lifelong Eating Plan for Achieving Optimal Health, Beginning Today
by Sharon Palmer, RD. Experiment LLC, 2012.
Studies have shown that eating plant foods can help protect against everyday illness, diabetes, obesity, depression, mental decline, heart disease and even cancer. Here are recipes, a 14-day meal plan, and information about the importance of filling your plate with whole-plant foods.
Read Before Dieting: Your 4-Step Plan for Diet Success
by Stephanie Karpinske, MS, RD. SK Health Communications, LLC, 2011.
Are the first few days the most difficult when you're dieting? Do you continually come up with excuses for not changing your eating habits? Learn how to choose an eating plan that matches your personality.
The Simple Diet
James W. Anderson, MD and Nancy J. Gustafson, MS, RD. Berkley Books, 2012.
Using foods that can be found in supermarkets and including regular physical activity are key aspects to achieving success in weight loss. Diet plans and calorie charts are featured.
The Small Change Diet: 10 Steps to a Thinner, Healthier You
by Keri Gans, MS, RD, CDN. Gallery Books, 2011.
A radical shift in your life is not necessary to be successful with your diet. Using a method of excuse/solution responses, the author helps you gradually modify your eating habits.
The Spark Solution: A Complete Two-Week Diet Program to Fast-Track Weight Loss and Total Body Health
by Becky Hand, RD, MEd and Stepfanie Romine. HarperCollins, 2013.
Starting a diet requires motivation. Use these recipes and tips to gain momentum, increase your fitness levels with exercise, and stay on track. Mouth-watering illustrations, too
The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet
by Barbara Rolls, PhD with Mindy Hermann, RD. Harper Collins, 2012.
Most of us look for ways to feel full on fewer calories. Learn how to eat the same number of bites and still feel satisfied by selecting foods that have fewer calories per bite.
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