Savvy Eating for the Whole Family is a guidebook for those who are confused and frustrated by the plethora of diet books on the market - fad diets that ultimately don''t work long-term and that leave us fatter and less healthy
Clearly there is something wrong with the way Americans eat. 66% of American adults and 15-30% of America''s kids are overweight. Diet-influenced diseases like cancer, heart disease and diabetes plague our society at increasing rates despite advances in detection and treatment. To combat the diet gimmicks and junk-food habits, Dr. Kocsis has developed a safe, easy-to-follow action plan to get families, from babies to adults, on the path to healthier eating. In Savvy Eating for the Whole Family, Dr. Kocsis : Traces the development of bad eating habits Shows us how to foster better eating habits in our children and how to avoid family food wars Dispels myths and explains the current concepts of nutrition in plain terms Helps the reader learn to choose whole grains in moderation, fruits and vegetables in abundance, the right kinds of proteins, and plenty of healthy fats Gives practical advice on how to make the necessary dietary changes painlessly Presents solid, credible nutrition information without confusing charts and calculations Addresses the needs of the whole family whether an individual''s goal is to lose weight or eat healthier Includes meal plans with more than 100 original recipes&br/>&br/>REVIEWS &br/>&br/>Looking at family eating habits as a whole, pediatrician and obesity expert Margaret Kocsis, M.D. presents a comprehensive approach to meals for kids, teens and adults in ''Savvy Eating for the Whole Family: Whole Foods, Whole Family, Whole Life.''