Synopses & Reviews
More men and women than ever are turning either to gluten-free or low-gluten diets for healthful eating. This book provides nutritional charts for all basic food types, and lists only foods that are gluten-free. A detailed introduction discusses topics that include--
Reasons for choosing gluten-free foods, with information on celiac disease and gluten intolerance Basics of gluten-free eating, with information on gluten-containing foods to avoid, and safe and forbidden gluten-free ingredients Gluten-free shopping tips, kitchen tips, and dining-out tips A general guide to healthful eating
The food charts cover vegetables, fruits, cereal grains, pasta, dairy, eggs, meats, fish, poultry, baked goods, snacks, sweets, processed foods, and more. The charts list calories, total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, carbohydrates, fiber, sugar, protein, and sodium. Nutritional data has been augmented with U.S. Dietary Guidelines and MyPlate tips.
About the Author
Linda McDonald, M.S., R.D., is proprietor of SUPERMARKET SAVVY, a resource for consumers and health professionals on shopping healthy. She was also chief advisor in the preparation of Barron's latest edition of Quick Check Food Facts