Calorie Counter (Collins Gem)

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9780007144341: Calorie Counter (Collins Gem)

With over 700,000 copies sold, Collins Gem Calorie Counter is the UK’s top-selling calorie counter. This improved edition takes in new areas: Kids’ food (is your child eating a balanced diet?), Fast Food (how much do you need to burn off after that Big Mac?) and Family Favourites (will my shepherd’s pie break the calorie bank?)

Controlling calorie intake is one of the most effective ways of dieting and the Gem Calorie Counter, by detailing information on thousands of foods and food products provides the most comprehensive coverage for a book of this size.

In addition to calorie content for each entry, details are also given of the amount of protein, carbohydrate, fat and dietary fibre, helping you to plan a balanced diet.

Complete with an introduction on how to make calorie counting work for you. Rather than the single alphabetical listing used in previous editions, the contents are now organised by types of food – for example Fish, Flour and Baking, Fruit and Vegetables and Jams. This makes it easier to find what you are looking for and to compare similar foodstuffs and products. Gem Calorie Counter is the ideal companion for the weight-conscious shopper.

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Amazon review for the previous edition:

‘Anyone who is thinking of dieting – STOP HERE. This is the handyman guide to dieting. All weight loss classes will ask you to keep a watch on how many calories/fats/carbohydrates you eat per day – BUT they never explain to you what foods have what in them…. If you don’t know, you need this book’

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Controlling calorie intake is one of the most effective ways of dieting and the Gem Calorie Counter, by detailing information on thousands of foods and food products provides the most comprehensive coverage for a book of this size.

In addition to calorie content for each entry, details are also given of the amount of protein, carbohydrate, fat and dietary fibre, helping you to plan a balanced diet.

Complete with a table indicating the calorie intake appropriate to a range of activities, from ironing to rowing, Gem Calorie Counter is the ideal companion for the weight-conscious shopper.

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HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
Published by HarperCollins UK (2003)
ISBN 10: 0007144342 ISBN 13: 9780007144341
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