The Ultimate Carbohydrate Counter, Third Edition (Mass Market)

The Ultimate Carbohydrate Counter, Third Edition By Karen J. Nolan, Ph.D., Jo-Ann Heslin, M.A., R.D., CDN Cover Image
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This fully updated and revised second edition, part of the successful food Counter series, is the essential guide for all dieters.

An estimated 59 million Americans are following a low carbohydrate eating plan. Let the nutrition experts help you sort through the carbs that are best for you!

Carbs are blamed for everything from obesity and diabetes to heart disease and acne. Before writing them off completely, it's important to know that the kinds of carbs you eat, how much you eat, when you eat them, and what you eat them with, makes a huge difference. Nationally known nutritionists Natow and Heslin show you how to use the low carb trend to your advantage. Inside you'll find:

How different carbs—fiber, sugar and starch—affect your body differently

How to select a carbohydrate eating plan that is right for you

The difference between natural sugars and added sugars, how to recognize them, and why your body needs one and not the other

The Ultimate Carbohydrate Counter is your go-to guide to keeping an eye on your carb intake when you shop, eat out, or grab a quick snack.

About the Author

Karen J. Nolan, PhD, holds advanced degrees in science and human anatomy. She is the coauthor of ten books on nutrition. For more information, visit:

Jo-Ann Heslin, MA, RD, is a professionally trained, registered dietitian and also a regular columnist for She is the coauthor of more than thirty books on nutrition. For more information, visit:

Product Details
ISBN: 9781416570370
ISBN-10: 1416570373
Publisher: Pocket Books
Publication Date: December 29th, 2009
Pages: 624
Language: English
Series: Ultimate Carbohydrate Counter
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