Left Continue shopping
Your Order

You have no items in your cart

The Wellness Encyclopedia of Food and Nutrition: How to Buy, Store, and Prepare Every Variety of Fresh Food by Sheldon Margen



Hardcover in Very Good (VG) condition. Clean and straight. Looks near new.

The single most authoritative guide to shopping and eating for better health and a longer life: The Wellness Encyclopedia of Food and Nutrition, with a directory of every nutrient from beta carotene to zinc.

Here is a comprehensive guide to more than 500 fresh and whole food -- all the familiar ones you are likely to find in a supermarket or greengrocer's, along with more exotic fare, from amaranth to tomatillo. A user-friendly format supplies all the information you need to compare, select, and prepare foods - so that you know you are buying the best for you and your family.

Every food entry provides:
• Latest Findings on the links between foods & disease prevention
• Nutritional Profiles showing calories, carbohydrates, protein, fats, fiber, and key vitamins & minerals
• Comprehensive Listings of different types and varieties
• Shopping Tips for choosing the freshest foods - and when/where they're available
• Best Storage Methods to preserve taste and nutritional value
• Cooking & Preparation Tips for retaining a food's nutrients
• Creative Serving Suggestions that include delicious new ideas along with healthier ways to prepare traditional dishes

Color photographs, charts, cooking glossary, complete nutritional directory, and hundreds of tips, shortcuts & food facts.