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Healthy Eating Every Day-2nd Edition

Healthy Eating Every Day-2nd Edition

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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.


    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.

    Table of Contents

    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

    About the Author

    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.