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The Calories In, Calories Out Cookbook: 200 Everyday Recipes That Take the Guesswork Out of…

by Elaine Trujillo, Malden Nesheim, Malden Nesheim

The Experiment | July 8, 2014 | Trade Paperback

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More Than a Cookbook-A One-of-a-Kind Toolkit to Help You Make Smart Calorie Decisions Every Time You Eat

You know that balancing the calories you take in and burn off is the foundation of weight control. But actuallyachievingthat balance between eating and exercise is a daily challenge for most of us. Now,The Calories In, Calories Out Cookbookprovides a fresh, sane approach for everyone seeking good health-and great food.

Here is an essential repertoire of 200 smart recipes-nutrient-rich, delicious, foolproof, and ideal for busy individuals and families. Every recipe tells you its calorie count-andalsotells you how many minutes of walking or jogging it takes for a woman or man to burn those calories off, so you'll be able to visualize what caloriesmeanas never before. All the recipes are below 400 calories per serving-and most are below 200!

The Calories In, Calories Out Cookbookalso delivers:

  • Anintroduction to the world of calories -what they are, how our bodies use them, and why wedon'thave to exercise off every last calorie we eat-by distinguished Cornell nutrition professor and author Malden Nesheim, PhD
  • A guide to determiningyourdaily calorie and exercise needs
  • Helpful nutrition stats (including diabetic exchanges) for every recipe
  • "Calorie combo" and"calorie cut" suggestions that help you formulate daily and weekly menus that fit your calorie needs
  • Plenty ofvegetarian and gluten-free options
  • Dozens of tips oningredients, equipment, prep, and cooking
  • An extensive appendix ofnearly 1,000 popular foods and drinks with their calorie values and nutritional info -and much, much more!

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 432 pages, 10 × 7.75 × 1 in

Published: July 8, 2014

Publisher: The Experiment

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1615191046

ISBN - 13: 9781615191048

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The Calories In, Calories Out Cookbook: 200 Everyday Recipes That Take the Guesswork Out of Counting Calories-Plus, the Exercise It Takes t

The Calories In, Calories Out Cookbook: 200 Everyday Recipes That Take the Guesswork Out of…

by Elaine Trujillo, Malden Nesheim, Malden Nesheim

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 432 pages, 10 × 7.75 × 1 in

Published: July 8, 2014

Publisher: The Experiment

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1615191046

ISBN - 13: 9781615191048

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All-American Beef ChiliA delicious fix-it-and-forget-it recipe, which I've made even easier by using canned beans, tomatoes, tomato sauce, tomato paste, and tomato juice. The chili is best made a day in advance to allow the flavors to meld. It can also be frozen in single serving portions for easy weeknight dinners. Serve over brown rice, quinoa, or your favorite grain. Possible garnishes include diced avocados, grated reduced-fat cheddar cheese, fat-free sour cream, diced ripe tomatoes, sliced scallions, and chopped cilantro. They are all listed in the Calorie Combos. Serves 8IngredientsTwo 15.25-ounce (432 g) cans kidney beans, rinsed and drained (about 3 cups, 375 ml)One 14.5-ounce (411 g) can diced tomatoes, with their juices2 tablespoons vegetable oil1 1/2 pounds (720 g) lean ground beef1 large onion, chopped1 red bell pepper, cored, seeded, and cut into small dice1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder1 teaspoon roasted ground cumin1 teaspoon dried oregano or Italian seasoning1 teaspoon paprika2 teaspoons garlic powder1 teaspoon salt2 teaspoons brown sugarOne 8-ounce (227 g) can tomato sauceOne 5.5-ounce (163 ml) can low-sodium V8 juice or tomato juice3 tablespoons tomato pasteDirectionsPlace the kidney beans in a bowl, then transfer one third of them to the bowl of a food processor. Add the diced tomatoes and their juices and process until fairly smooth; set aside.Heat 1 tablespoon of the vegetable oil in a Dutch oven or large heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium-high heat. Add
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More Than a Cookbook-A One-of-a-Kind Toolkit to Help You Make Smart Calorie Decisions Every Time You Eat

You know that balancing the calories you take in and burn off is the foundation of weight control. But actuallyachievingthat balance between eating and exercise is a daily challenge for most of us. Now,The Calories In, Calories Out Cookbookprovides a fresh, sane approach for everyone seeking good health-and great food.

Here is an essential repertoire of 200 smart recipes-nutrient-rich, delicious, foolproof, and ideal for busy individuals and families. Every recipe tells you its calorie count-andalsotells you how many minutes of walking or jogging it takes for a woman or man to burn those calories off, so you'll be able to visualize what caloriesmeanas never before. All the recipes are below 400 calories per serving-and most are below 200!

The Calories In, Calories Out Cookbookalso delivers:

  • Anintroduction to the world of calories -what they are, how our bodies use them, and why wedon'thave to exercise off every last calorie we eat-by distinguished Cornell nutrition professor and author Malden Nesheim, PhD
  • A guide to determiningyourdaily calorie and exercise needs
  • Helpful nutrition stats (including diabetic exchanges) for every recipe
  • "Calorie combo" and"calorie cut" suggestions that help you formulate daily and weekly menus that fit your calorie needs
  • Plenty ofvegetarian and gluten-free options
  • Dozens of tips oningredients, equipment, prep, and cooking
  • An extensive appendix ofnearly 1,000 popular foods and drinks with their calorie values and nutritional info -and much, much more!

About the Author

Malden Nesheim, PhD, coauthor ofWhy Calories Count, is Cornell University Professor of Nutrition Emeritus and Provost Emeritus. He joined the Cornell faculty in 1959 and in 1974 he was named Director of the Division of Nutritional Sciences, a post which he held until the summer of 1987. He has received the Conrad A. Elvehjem Award for public service from the American Institute of Nutrition and in 1995 was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was elected a fellow of the American Society of Nutritional Sciences in 1997. He earned a B.S. in agricultural science and an M.S. in animal nutrition from the University of Illinois followed by a Ph.D. in nutrition from Cornell. His research interests have been aspects of nutritional biochemistry and more recently, the relationship of parasitic infections to nutritional status.

Editorial Reviews

"The book is beautifully designed and illustrated, exceptionally easy to read, and scientifically sound. Even better, the recipes are easy to follow and look delicious." -Marion Nestle, PhD, MPH "I like The Calories In, Calories Out Cookbook because it's not a fad diet book and no food groups are eliminated. It encourages us to really look at what we're eating-and in so doing to take the first step to making healthy lifestyle changes." -George L. Blackburn, MD, PhD, S. Daniel Abraham Professor of Nutrition, Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center "The Calories In, Calories Out Cookbook provides a unique, innovative way to a healthier lifestyle. It helps people understand what calories are all about, how to determine daily calorie needs, and how to balance caloric intake with calorie expenditure through exercise. And it provides terrific recipes to satisfy even the heartiest appetite. All told, a first-rate guide!" -Malcolm K. Robinson, MD, Metabolic Support Service, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Nutrition, Harvard Medical School "A real winner! The Calories In, Calories Out Cookbook is an excellent way to eat wonderful, real food and manage your weight. It does not contain long lists of 'do's' and 'don'ts'; instead, it helps guide you in making smart decisions to optimize your health. Its clear user-friendly guidelines and tips will help anyone interested in adopting a healthier lifestyle." -Kathy McManus, MS, RD, LD/N, Director of the Departme
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