Books by the Nutrition Experts
By Karen J. Nolan, PhD & Jo-Ann Heslin, MA, CDN, RD
Diet trends come and go – but one thing is certain – calories count!
The Calorie Counter, 6h Edition is the most comprehensive calorie counter and the least expensive, most effective, diet book in the marketplace. With the sound advice, support, and calorie information provided the reader can design their own diet that will work for them. Calorie counts for more than 20,000 foods.
Celebrating two decades in print! The cholesterol story has evolved over the last 20 years—but so has the cholesterol counter, from its humble first edition with 3,000 foods to the 7th edition with details for more than 20,000 foods. Our easy-to-understand and easy-to-use information will help you bring down your cholesterol and stay healthy. Small consistent changes = big results. Start today.
People love to talk about food. Does the food have too many calories, too much carb, fat, cholesterol, sodium? Does it have enough protein and fiber? The Complete Food Counter 4th Edition, is the best source for reliable nutrition information for over 17,000 foods, 900 take-out items and 97 national and regional restaurant chains. For every nutrient counted, you will find a simple way to determine your own individual need. If you eat it, you’ll find it here.
Celebrating 20 years in print, with over a half million satisfied readers! The Diabetes Counter has been helping people manage diabetes since 1991. Whether you’re newly diagnosed or trying to fine-tune your diabetes management, the 4th edition, written by Karen J. Nolan, PhD and Jo-Ann Heslin, MA, RD, will simplify meal planning so you can reduce your risks for complications without giving up the foods you love.
20th anniversary edition, now with trans fat values!
The fat story has evolved since the first fat counter was published in 1989. We’ve moved from the low fat/no fat craze to the current recommendation that a moderate fat intake is healthy. But the type of fat you eat may be more important than how much you eat. We’ll help you choose fats wisely the next time you sit down to eat, with total fat, saturated fat and trans fat values for over 21,000 foods.
Organic, natural, sustainable, free range, vegetarian, whole grain, antibiotic-free, eco-friendly—which are the best to buy? The Healthy Wholefoods Counter has everything you want to know about planet-friendly, wholesome, healthy eating in an easy-to-read format, plus calorie and nutrient values for over 10,000 foods. What’s good for the earth is good for you. Recommended by the American Dietetic Association.
An all-in-one food and nutrition reference, the book is divided into 4 sections: Nutrition Basics, Just the Facts A to Z, Understanding the US Dietary Guidelines, and Food Counts for over 21,000 brand name, generic, take-out and restaurant foods. Values are provided for: Calories, Protein, Total fat, Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, Carbohydrate, Sugar, Fiber, Calcium, Sodium, Potassium, Folic acid, and Vitamin C.
The best source for reliable nutrition information about protein. We cut through the myths and get to the facts. You’ll find simple steps to determine your individual protein needs along with the calorie, protein, fat and carb values for over 15,000 foods and 82 restaurant chains. Hundreds of energy bars and drinks are listed.
The whole carb story at your fingertips. We’ve gone from highcarb to low carb to being told to eat specific carbs. Before you can shop and eat wisely, you need to make carbs work for you—choose the right whole grain carbs, eat less sugar, add more fiber. We give you the carb, fiber and sugar values for over 15,000 foods, 700 take-out items and 87 restaurant chains.