Unlike the many nutrition books prioritizing image and personal appearance, Eating the Rainbow instead takes readers on an enlightening journey into practical wellness. Using a visual, non-math approach and a good sense of humor, the authors share insights about food science, human psychology, and the use of real-life dietary strategies for optimizing nutritional wellness.
You'll learn to address not only the quantity and quality of the foods you eat, but also the underlying reasons for why you make those choices in the first place. You'll also learn practical strategies for dining and shopping in a wide variety of circumstances, and you can opt to take your education even further by reading the book's appendices on nutrients, dietary terminology, food journaling, and disordered eating and eating disorders.
Overall, Eating the Rainbow is a remarkable example of how two experienced educators can translate a wealth of formal scientific knowledge into an easily readable book written in a casual, conversational tone.
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About the Author
* PhD - Health Promotion & Education * M.S. - Exercise & Wellness * Certifications - American College of Sports Medicine, Wilderness Medicine Institute, National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians * UpstreamLiving at Gmail.com
Nicole is a nutrition and wellness expert who believes in treating the whole person in order to make significant changes in one’s health. Currently serving as the Director of Wellness and Lifestyle Medicine at Castle Medical Center, Nicole continues her passion for a healthier Hawaii. Previously Nicole was the Health Promotion Nutrition Manager for the United States Air Force at their Medical Headquarters in San Antonio, TX. Nicole has worked in academia, military, non-profit, private and government sectors, most notably at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, GA, where she was a health communications specialist with the Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity. Nicole has been featured on CNN, PBS, the Food Channel and other news shows for her expertise in these areas. A graduate of the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health, Nicole holds a MPH in Nutrition, a BA from Southern Methodist University in Public Relations and Business and a Dietetics degree from Louisiana State University. She is a Registered Dietitian (RDN, LDN) and a Veteran of the Armed Forces having attended the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO.