The Overworked Person's Guide to Better Nutrition

The Overworked Person's Guide to Better Nutrition

Simple Steps YOU Can Take to Eat Well, Reduce Stress, and Improve Your Health

eBook - 2014
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The Overworked Person's Guide to Better Nutrition offers bite-sized nutrition tips for busy people with prediabetes, heart health concerns, or those who simply want advice for their everyday food and nutrition problems. Responding to the number-one excuse she hears from clients who have trouble staying healthy — “I don't have time!" — educator and dietitian Jill Weisenberger built this busy-person's guide to nutrition and health to show that everyone feels busy, but healthy habits can fit with any schedule. To keep things quick and accessible, the book is built around 50 fun and informative t.
Publisher: New York : American Diabetes Association, 2014.
ISBN: 9781322445618
1322445613
9781580405966
1580405967
9781580405416
Characteristics: 1 online resource (183 pages)
Contents: #40 Pack lunch-even when you eat at home. Chapter 6: Beyond Food; #41 Make every step count.; #42 Strength train in less time with compound exercises.; #43 Rev up your exercise.; #44 Cue yourself to exercise.; #45 Give yourself white space.; #46 Snooze your way to better health.; #47 Stand, don't sit.; #48 Don't confuse urgent with important.; #49 Identify barriers to success. Then plan your attack.; #50 Move forward with a pro/con sheet.; Additional Reading; Appendix; Grocery List; Mix-and-Match Weekly Menu Planner; Detailed Weekly Menu Planner; Weekly Plate Method Planner.
#27 Balance your meals for sustained energy and good nutrition.#28 Spread your protein out over the day.; #29 Use the glycemic index as an adjunct to other meal-planning techniques.; #30 Create a cheat sheet.; #31 Give up the all-or-nothing approach.; #32 Give yourself a treat allowance.; #33 Personalize your health plan.; #34 Replace unhealthy saturated and trans fats with unsaturated fats.; #35 Go halfsies.; #36 Don't toss nutrients out in the cooking water.; #37 Wash before eating, peeling, or cutting.; #38 Cook it safe, and know when to toss it out.; #39 Take a minute to zap germs.
#15 Ease your family into lower-sodium options.#16 Pre-portion hard-to-resist sweets and snacks.; #17 Rethink the meaning of value.; #18 Use cues to help you stop eating.; #19 Reverse portions. Eat less by eating more.; #20 Let your dishes control your portions.; #21 Cook with moist heat and use other simple tactics to limit AGEs.; #22 Trade red meat in for other protein-rich foods.; #23 Squelch unhealthful snacking with a prewritten list.; #24 Plan for emergencies with emergency foods.; #25 Sit down, slow down, and savor every bite.; Chapter 5: Eat Better; #26 Chop garlic 10 minutes early.
#3 Sneak fruits and vegetables into the foods you already eat-every day.#4 Don't resist resistant starches.; #5 Drink brewed, not bottled, tea for a healthy heart.; #6 Go fish-at least twice weekly.; #7 Keep nutritious foods in view.; #8 Go vegetarian now and then.; #9 Join team lutein. Eat spinach, kale, and corn for healthy eyes and brain.; #10 Find (and eat) fermented foods.; #11 Replace some refined grains with whole grains.; #12 Take oats beyond the bowl.; Chapter 4: Eat Less; #13 Love the taste of water.; #14 Keep junk from your lips by storing tempting foods in hard-to-reach places.
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1: Organization for You and Your Kitchen; Chapter 1: The Organized Kitchen; Clear the Clutter; Timesaving Tools; Stock Your Kitchen with Good-for-You Foods; Chapter 2: The Organized Menu; Meal Planning; Get Comfortable in the Kitchen; Faster, Better, Smarter Cooking Techniques; Recipes on the Ready; Part 2: 50 Easy-to-Implement Strategies for Better Health; Chapter 3: Eat More; #1 Love the limas. Grab the great northerns.; #2 Punch up the flavor with phytochemical-packed herbs and spices.
Summary: The Overworked Person's Guide to Better Nutrition offers bite-sized nutrition tips for busy people with prediabetes, heart health concerns, or those who simply want advice for their everyday food and nutrition problems. Responding to the number-one excuse she hears from clients who have trouble staying healthy — “I don't have time!" — educator and dietitian Jill Weisenberger built this busy-person's guide to nutrition and health to show that everyone feels busy, but healthy habits can fit with any schedule. To keep things quick and accessible, the book is built around 50 fun and informative t.

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