American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Complementary and Alternative Cancer Therapies
by Experts at the American Cancer Society. American Cancer Society, 2009.
If you're considering complementary and alternative cancer therapies, here is an analysis of over 200. Among those included are diet and nutrition; herb, vitamin and mineral; and mind, body, spirit therapies.
The Calorie Counter for Dummies
by Rosanne Rust, MS, RD, LDN and Meri Raffetto, RD, LDN. Wiley, 2010.
A compact guide with tips on creating a balanced lifestyle, nutrient data on common foods, and sections with nutrition information to help you choose well at major restaurants and fast-food chains.
The Calorie King®: Calorie, Fat and Carbohydrate Counter
by Allan Borushek, RD. Family Health Publications, 2012.
This up-to-date edition includes fast food and restaurant chain listings as well as information on food courts, theaters, carnivals and more. Includes a diabetes diet guide and sections on fiber, protein and iron.
The Complete Book of Food Counts, 9th Edition
by Corrine T. Netzer. Dell, 2011.
This new edition features thousands more listings and provides counts for generic, brand-name, gourmet and health foods, both fresh and frozen. Each food is analyzed by calories, protein, carbohydrates, fat and fiber, as well as sodium and cholesterol.
The Complete Food Counter, 4th Edition
by Karen J. Nolan, PhD and Jo-Ann Heslin, MA, RD. Pocket Books, 2011.
Expanded categories in this new edition include listings for natural, vegetarian, gluten-free and organic brands. Healthy eating guidelines, values for 17,000 foods, shopping suggestions and more.
Gut Insight: Probiotics and Prebiotics for Digestive Health and Well-being
by Jo Ann Tatum Hattner, MPH, RD and Susan Anderes, MLIS. Hattner Nutrition, 2009
Gut Insight will teach you about probiotics (friendly bacteria) and prebiotics (fibers that feed those bacteria) and how they can positively influence your health.
Mayo Clinic Book of Alternative Medicine, 2nd Edition
Brent Bauer, MD, Medical Editor. Time, Inc. 2010.
Developed by Mayo staff, this guide provides information about the safety and effectiveness of various therapies. Includes lists of disease-fighting foods, as well as suggestions for leading a more active life.
Nutrition at Your Fingertips
by Elisa Zied, MS, RD, CDN. Penguin Group, 2009.
Confused by conflicting nutrition information? These strategies will give you confidence to determine your calorie needs, navigate the aisles of your grocery store, and create an eating plan that works for you.
Nutrition Concepts & Controversies, 12th Edition
by Frances Sienkiewicz Sizer, MS, RD, FADA and Eleanor Noss Whitney, PhD. Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2011.
A 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.
Superfoods: The Healthiest Foods on the Planet
by Tonia Reinhard, RD. Firefly Books, 2010.
Find out what the “superfoods” are and how they can build body tissues, give us energy, and provide protection against disease.