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Betty Crocker Cookbook for Women: The Complete Guide to Women's Health and Wellness at Every Stage of Lifeby Betty Crocker
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The definitive cookbook to support a woman' s best health through all stages of life
Women today are interested in eating well and maintaining a healthy lifestyle throughout their lives. Now Betty Crocker Cookbook for Women gives them the practical advice on nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle they need to help achieve well-being and stay healthy from their energetic twenties to a fruitful and active retirement. With a supportive, positive approach that inspires and entertains rather than overwhelms, the book combines credible medical, nutrition, and wellness information from cardiologist Dr. Rita Redberg with recipes from the Betty Crocker Kitchens that are both healthful and delicious.
The book addresses the most common health issues encountered by women- including weight loss and maintenance, stress, exercise, hormonal changes, mental acuity, and bone, skin and hair health. Girlfriend-to-girlfriend quotes share real-life experiences with food, weight loss, exercise, and coping with everyday issues. The recipes, which use whole grains and other health-enhancing ingredients, are reduced in fat, calories, cholesterol and sodium and are higher in fiber, calcium, iron and essential vitamins. Key nutrients like folic acid and Omega-3 are color-coded for easy reference. Best of all, the recipes are family-friendly, so there is no need to cook two household meals. Notes from Dr. R. and special features throughout the book include important tips and medical information on everything from heart health and staying motivated to lose weight to cutting portion sizes and ideas for ingredient substitutions. Packed with down-to-earth advice, expert guidance, color photosand more, Betty Crocker Cookbook for Women will give women the information and inspiration to eat right and live well at every age and stage of their lives.
Dr. Rita Redberg (San Fransisco, CA) is a cardiologist at the University of California at San Francisco.
A woman's life is not one-size-fits-all. You've got different needs at different stages, so Betty Crocker Cookbookfor Women gives you the best advice for staying healthy each decade, from the energetic twenties to a fruitful, active retirement. Combining practical wellness tips from cardiologist Dr. Rita Redberg with deliciously healthy recipes from the Betty Crocker Kitchens, this supportive, positive book helps you stay happy and healthy throughout your life.
Inside, you'll find 130 scrumptious recipesthat feature health-enhancing ingredients such as whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Each recipe clearly flags the fiber, calcium, iron, vitamins and other key nutrients it contains. From breakfast to dessert and everything in between, you get a wide variety of palate-pleasing choices—such as Apricot Breakfast Bread, Asian Chicken Roll-Ups, Sirloin Three- Bean Chili, Pineapple-Topped Sweet Potatoes and Frozen Strawberry Cheesecake. And while these recipes were created especially for you, don't worry—your friends and family will love them too!
You'll also find timely information on important health issues, from maintaining a healthy weight and managing stress to improving heart health and staying mentally acute. Dr. Redberg answers your most frequently asked health questions, and you'll hear from women just like you who share their everyday insights on health, fitness, food and fulfillment.
Packed with beautiful full-color photos andexpert, down-to-earth advice, Betty Crocker Cookbook for Women gives you the information and inspiration to eat right and live well at every age and stage of your life!
EAT WELL, LIVE WELL!
You do a lot for your family. But what do you do for yourself? Betty Crocker Cookbook for Women is full of recipes and advice to help you stay well-fed, fit, positive and healthy, decade after decade. And by being good to yourself, you're also being good to your family. Open the book and discover all the ingredients you need to cook up a healthy, well-balanced life:
About the Author
RITA F. REDBERG, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.C., graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School and has a Masters of Science and Health Policy and Administration from the London School of Economics. She is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center and Director of Cardiovascular Women's Services for the UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women's Health.
Table of Contents
Ages and Stages of Life.
1. Begin with Breakfast.
2. Energy-Boosting Snacks and Breads.
3. Satisfying Soups and Stews.
4. Fabulous Fish.
5. Marvelous Meat and Poultry.
6. Great Whole Grains and Beans.
7. Sensational Salads and Vegetables.
8. Dazzle Yourself with Dessert.
Top Health Concerns.
Make the Most of Your Menu.
The Wellness Kitchen.
Glossary of Health Terms.
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