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Nutritional Resources

Healthy Heart Selections from the Good Nutrition Reading List
  • American Dietetic Association Complete Food and Nutrition Guide, 3rd Edition

by Roberta Larson Duyff, MS, RD, FADA, CFCS. Wiley, 2006.
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.

  • American Dietetic Association Cooking Healthy Across America

by American Dietetic Association Food and Culinary Professionals Dietetic Practice Group. Wiley, 2005.
Drawing on the unique flavors, history and culinary traditions from all corners of the U.S., this cookbook offers region-specific recipes that are delicious, nutritious and easy to prepare.

  • American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook: A Complete Guide to Reducing Sodium and Fat in your Diet, 3rd Edition

by American Heart Association. Crown Publishing Group, 2006.
Offers a variety of more than 200 low-salt and low-fat recipes, including classic favorites, dishes with a modern twist and many foods that are hard to find in low-salt form.

  • The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 7th Edition (Paperback)

by the American Heart Association. Clarkson Potter 2007.
This 25th anniversary edition of the classic, best-selling cookbook contains 600 heart-healthy recipes. The book has been updated to include healthier versions of old favorites, plus new entries that reflect modern eating trends.

  • The DASH Diet Action Plan

by Marla Heller, MS, RD. Amidon Press, 2007.
Learn how to make practical lifestyle changes using DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension). Includes 28 days of meal plans and DASH-friendly recipes.

  • Dr. Jo’s Dining Lean: How to Eat Healthy When You’re Not at Home, 3rd Edition

by Joanne V. Lichten, RD, PhD. Nutrifit Publishing, 2007.
Finding it difficult to order healthful foods at your favorite restaurant? This guide gives you caloric, fat and fiber content — and portion control tips, too.

  • The Eating Well Diet

by Dr. Jean Harvey-Berino, PhD, RD. The Countryman Press, 2007.
Develop healthy eating habits with over 150 recipes, inspiring messages and practical tips. Helpful charts and sensible strategies will encourage you to set goals and track your progress.

  • Food Synergy

by Elaine Magee, MPH, RD. Rodale, 2007.
Timely information about how to get the right nutrients without taking supplements. Recipes and meal plans with “per serving” details are included.

  • The Healthy Wholefoods Counter

by Annette B. Natow, PhD and Jo-Ann Heslin, MA, RD. Pocket Books, 2008.
Written in a question/answer format to help you increase your knowledge about potassium, fiber, folic acid, calcium and other nutrients. Clear up the confusion about organic, natural, sustainable, free-range and other concepts currently in the nutrition headlines.

  • 101 Foods That Could Save Your Life

by David Grotto, RD. Bantam Dell, 2008.
Take advantage of the delicious array of foods that can help fight cancer, reduce blood pressure, help you sleep and keep you healthy. Tickle your taste buds and feel better at the same time.

  • So What Can I Eat?!: How to Make Sense of the New Dietary Guidelines for Americans and Make Them Your Own

by Elisa Zied, MS, RD with Ruth Winter, MS. Wiley, 2006.
Yes, you can have some chocolate now and then. Learn how to work with a shopping list, make menu plans and prepare balanced meals that include foods you may have thought forbidden.