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Great Books About "Food Smarts"

Fiction Books

My Cup Runneth Over: The Life of Angelica Cookson Potts
by Cherry Whytock
This is the true-to-life story of fourteen-year-old Angel, who believes she is just too big and desperately wants to lose weight. After a combination of unsuccessful attempts at dieting and exercise, Angel discovers that eating better could be the key. Angel also realizes that beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder. Also included are recipes of healthy ways to eat for teens and adults alike.


Eat Smart: A Guide to Good Health for Kids
by Dale Figtree, Foreword by John McDougall
Full of solid information on carbohydrates, fat, protein, water, fiber, and minerals, as well as the need for exercise. Colorfully illustrated with amusing sketches, this book contains a helpful question-and-answer section as well as many recipes that lead to healthier bodies.

Nutrition Anyone?
By Kristin Petrie
This colorful book discusses what nutrition is, how what we eat affects our bodies, the importance of good nutrition, the digestive process, and more.

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