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Healthy Eating Every Day-2nd Edition

Healthy Eating Every Day-2nd Edition

$28.48 CAD $58.95 CAD


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    Improve your health and quality of life through balanced eating! Healthy Eating Every Day is a practical, evidence-based program that teaches you how to improve your eating habits in ways that fit your lifestyle.

    Inside, you’ll discover how to choose the right balance of the right foods, set realistic goals and rewards, and cope with triggers for unhealthy eating. You’ll also learn these useful skills:

    • Create food shopping lists that include healthy foods

    • Balance calories to achieve and maintain a healthy weight

    • Eat well when dining out or away from home

    • Set personal goals to help you reduce your sodium intake or increase the number of fruits and vegetables you eat

    Healthy Eating Every Day contains checklists, charts, activities, and reminders to help you personalize the program and enjoy the process of learning how to eat healthy.

    Newly updated with the most recent version of the national dietary guidelines and the latest nutrition science, Healthy Eating Every Day gives you the resources and confidence you need to improve your health by eating right.

    Earn continuing education credits/units! A continuing education course and exam that uses this book is also available. It may be purchased separately or as part of a package that includes all the course materials and exam.


    The primary audience for this title is wellness providers at private sector workplaces, community-based organizations (such as government agencies, military installations, hospitals and health care providers, public health organizations, and senior centers), community colleges, and private organizations. A secondary audience is individual personal trainers and wellness coaches.

    Session 1 Healthy Eating: A Balancing Act

    Session 2 Taking Stock

    Session 3 Setting Goals and Rewarding Yourself

    Session 4 Identifying Barriers and Benefits

    Session 5 Tackling Triggers

    Session 6 Eating Out

    Session 7 Talking to Yourself

    Session 8 Healthy Shopping Strategies

    Session 9 Recruiting Support

    Session 10 Looking Back, Looking Forward

    Session 11 Getting Back on Track

    Session 12 Cooking Up a Healthy Diet

    Session 13 Dietary Supplements and Fad Diets

    Session 14 Balancing Calories With Physical Activity

    Session 15 Controlling Weight

    Session 16 Managing Time and Stress

    Session 17 Staying Motivated

    Session 18 Eating in a Changing World

    Session 19 Planning Ahead

    Session 20 Celebrating Success

    Ruth Ann Carpenter, MS, RDN, is a consultant in health promotion and instructional design. She is a registered dietitian with a master’s degree in applied nutrition from Pennsylvania State University as well as a master’s degree in instructional systems, with a focus in online learning, from Florida State University. Carpenter directed the nutrition education and research efforts at the Cooper Institute in Dallas, Texas, for 22 years and was the codeveloper and a group facilitator for the Lifestyle Nutrition Study, which served as the basis for Healthy Living Every Day. She has coauthored six books, including Active Living Every Day, Second Edition (Human Kinetics, 2011) and has developed educational programs for clients such as the American Heart Association, Kellogg’s, Tropicana, Jenny Craig, the U.S. Navy, Roche, and the Illinois Department of Public Health. She has served in numerous leadership positions in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, including chair of the weight management dietetic practice group and coauthor of a physical activity toolkit for dietitians.

    Carrie Finley, MS, served as a project manager, data analyst, and statistician in the research division at the Cooper Institute for 14 years. She has a bachelor of science degree in nutritional sciences from Texas A&M University and a master of science degree in epidemiology from the University of Texas–Houston school of public health. While with the Cooper Institute, she assisted in the development of the curriculum for the Lifestyle Nutrition Study, which served as the basis for Healthy Living Every Day, while also facilitating group sessions. She also helped direct a nutritional epidemiology project that collected and analyzed dietary data to examine how dietary factors and fitness relate to morbidity and mortality. She has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and presented at many professional conferences, including the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Nutrition Week Conference, and American College of Sports Medicine Annual Conference.