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Title:
The protein counter
Author:
Natow, Annette B.
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Pocket Books, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
487 pages ; 18 cm
General Note:
"Updated and revised"--Cover.
Language:
English
Contents:
Protein and amino acid supplements -- Growth and protein -- Repair and protein -- Athletes and protein -- Energy foods -- Vegetarians and protein -- Looking at labels -- Your protein needs -- Want to know more -- Using the counter section -- Brand name, nonbranded (generic) & take-out foods -- Restaurant chains.
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ISBN:
9780743464345
Format :
Book

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Summary

MORE THAN 3.5 MILLIONNATOW & HESLINCOUNTER BOOKS IN PRINTDISCOVER HOW TO PUT PROTEIN TO WORK FOR YOUEvery day your body needs protein to build and replace millions of cells. And your need for protein goes up during stress, exercise, weight loss, illness, injury, pregnancy, and after surgery. Now, the two nationally recognized registered dietitians and nutritionists who created the national bestsellersThe Fat CounterandThe Cholesterol Countergive you the most complete, up-to-date protein information:• Protein, fat, carbohydrate, and calorie values for 15,000 brand-name and generic foods, including energy bars and drinks, and soy, organic, and vegetarian products• Tips for using amino acid and protein supplements• Four easy steps to find your personalized daily protein requirement based on your activity level, sex, weight, and overall health• How muscles actually use the protein in the food you eat• Easy-to-understand information on reading food labels, on protein additives, and much more!THE PROTEIN COUNTERis as essential to your gym bag as a water bottle!


Author Notes

Annette Natow and Jo-Ann Heslin have been writing together for over ten years. They are professionally trained, registered dietitians who serve as university faculty, editors, and nutrition consultants. They live in Valley Stream, New York.

(Bowker Author Biography)