Food Labels: Using Nutrition Information to Create a Healthy Diet
(Rosen Publishing Group, Jan. 1, 2008)
Newspaper headlines across the country publicize the prevalence of obesity in our children. The best way to fight the increasing incidence of nutrition-related problems is through knowledge. This informative series presents various ways of achieving good nutrition, always emphasizing a healthy, balanced approach to food. Using lively and easy-to-read text and a vibrant design, the books in this enlightening series also include tools such as sidebars, fact boxes, charts, and recipes to further engage young readers. It is vital to emphasize the important nature of this topic. This valuable series offers easy-to-follow guidelines for a healthier diet. As the obesity epidemic in our country grows, many are seeking the answers to their weight problem with books and rapid weight loss plans, often overlooking the most valuable nutrition tool: food labels. Though they may not look very interesting, labels contain the information that can help readers create and maintain a healthy diet. This informative book offers the nutritional knowledge needed to do just that including specialized terms, a review of vitamins and minerals, and nutritional categories. Finally, it offers simple meal-by-meal strategies for how to use the information on food labels to create a healthier diet.