Dieting for Dummies

Nutrition & Food Science

ISSN: 0034-6659

Article publication date: 1 December 2004



Kirby, J. (2004), "Dieting for Dummies", Nutrition & Food Science, Vol. 34 No. 6, pp. 289-289.



Emerald Group Publishing Limited

Copyright © 2004, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

This book is part of the “for Dummies” range of books and is aimed at the general public who wish to lose weight. It has the American bias with the use of the pyramid model for healthy eating.

Information is provided on all aspects of weight loss, including the use of low fat foods and artificial sweeteners, activity, food shopping, eating out, the role of dietitians, surgery for weight loss, medications used for weight control, slimming groups and an analysis of the different weight loss diets.

This book could be useful and is recommend for those who require to lose weight as well as providing useful hints for dietitians and nutritionists to use with their patients.

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