In today’s busy lifestyle we all feel the pressure to eat sensibly and look after our diet. But how many of us really know about which foods contain the vitamins and minerals we need?
The Good Food Chart is a beautifully illustrated guide to 99 different types of food, each easily accessible in either a supermarket or farmers’ market. Each item, be it a blueberry or an oyster, is accompanied by a breakdown of the vitamins and minerals it contains, and the percentage this entails of our daily requirement. So if you want to take excellent care of your family’s nutritional well-being or simply snack more healthily while at your desk – this food chart is for you.
There’s also information about each of the essential vitamins and minerals, including why they are needed in the body and a helpful guide to deficiency symptoms. So if you can’t shake off that annoying migraine, or your hair is looking lacklustre, a glance at The Good Food Chart will reveal what your diet is lacking and which foods you need to eat more of, in order to overcome the problem.
This Good Food Chart is a beautiful addition to any kitchen, and a wonderful source of inspiration while planning the weekly shop, family meals and lunch boxes. Easy to use and packed with information, it is also a great way for all the family to learn together about nutrition and a healthy diet. There is no other book or poster available that sets out all of this detailed information in such a quick and easy-to-use format.
The Food Chart contains information on the following food:
|Strawberries||Sunflower Seeds||Sweet Potato||Thyme|
|Spirulina||Sprouts (Brussels)||Sprouts (Alfalfa)||Squash|
|Wild Rice||Yams||Yeast Extract||Yogurt.|
It also has information on the following vitamins and minerals:
|Sulphur||Vanadium||Vitamin A||Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)|
|Vitamin B3 (Niacin)||Vitamin B5
|Vitamin B6||Vitamin B12|
|Vitamin C||Vitamin D||Vitamin E||Vitamin K|
It also has information on the general makeup of food: Fat, Protein and Carbohydrates
The nutritional information for The Good Food Chart was sourced from the databases of the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. This information is all available online at www.ars.usda.gov