The Healthy Wholefoods Counter (Paperback)

By Natow, Dr. Annette B., Ph.D., R.D., Heslin, Jo-Ann, M.A., R.D., CDN

Pocket Books, 9781416552536, 672pp.

Publication Date: December 26, 2007

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America is going "green." Organic, natural, sustainable, free-range, whole grain, antibiotic-free, eco-friendly - what does it all mean? Marketing hype and media headlines can blur the facts, and you want answers about which are the best foods to buy and eat. In an easy-to-read Question and Answer format, nationally known nutrition experts Annette Natow and Jo-Ann Heslin provide a guide to choosing wholesome foods. Here you'll find:

• Easy-to-understand explanations that demystify antioxidants, phytochemicals, probiotics, trans fats, gluten-free, and more

• The real scoop on calorie-burning drinks, satiety-enhancing products, immunity-boosting foods, and superfruits

• Information on planet-friendly farming and food processing to help you buy the healthiest foods

• How to become a label-reading expert to make the best choices when you shop

About the Author

Annette B. Natow, Ph.D., C.D.N., and Jo-Ann Heslin, M.A., R.D., C.D.N. are the authors of thirty books on nutrition, including two college textbooks. Both are former faculty members of Adelphi University and the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. They were the editors of the Journal of Nutrition for the Elderly for 23 years and serve as editorial board members for Environmental Nutrition Newsletter, Vitality, and American Baby Magazine.

For more information on Annette B. Natow and Jo-Ann Heslin, plus articles and advice, go to:

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: