This is the hardcover format of Nutrition For Dummies, 5th Edition. Get the facts on good nutrition, slim down, and feel great You've been hearing it since you were a little kid: "You are what you eat." But unlike most adages you've long since debunked, this wise saying is true! Good nutrition is the key to achieving and maintaining a healthy weight and lifelong good health?no matter how you slice it. Nutrition For Dummies is a one-size-fits-all guide to nutrition for anyone who may have fallen asleep in health class, wants to brush up on what they already know, or is looking to keep up-to-speed on the latest guidelines and research. It shows you how to manage your diet so you get the most bang (nutrients) for your buck (calories) and gives you the skinny on how to put together a healthy shopping list, how to prepare foods that are good for the body and soul, and ten easy ways to cut calories. More than 20% new and updated information for this edition, including the truth about feeding your brain, vitamin D supplements, and energy drinks Coverage of the new 2010 Dietary Guidelines For Americans report Other titles by Rinzler: Controlling Cholesterol For Dummies An apple a day may not necessarily keep the doctor away, but with the simple guidance of Nutrition For Dummies, you can be on your way to living a happier, healthier ever after.