From one of America's leading nutritionists comes an easy-to-use guide to the glycaemic index of a wide range of common foods and beverages. Designed to be used at home or on the go, this will quickly become the first resource you turn to whenever you want to select a food that can help you reach your health and dietary goals. This book provides both the glycaemic index and the glycaemic load of hundreds of foods and beverages, including raw foods, cooked foods, and popular combination and prepared foods. It: makes foods easy to find by listing them both singly and under helpful categories; includes tips within the listings to guide you towards the best food choices; provides lists of ethnic foods for use at your favourite restaurant; presents easy-to-understand explanations of glycaemic index, glycaemic load and other important terms; and, expands your food choices by helping you integrate high-glycaemic index foods into your diet.
This good-looking little book presents how to enjoy the best of Italian food, understand what is offered, and order in an Italian restaurant or street market. Complementing the Blue Guides classic Italian cultural guidebook range as preparation for and accompaniment to any visit to Italy, it offers comprehensive coverage from pizza and gelato to rare regional delicacies and fine wine, along with separate sections on such subjects as seasonal food, Mediterranean fish, Italian wines and aperitifs, and star chefs. A phrasebook-divided into 'what it means' (Italian into English, including a glossary) and 'how to ask for' (English into Italian)-will make up most of the book. Supplemented with historical information on, for example, Roman banquets or Renaissance food, plus stylish black-and-white line drawings, this guide is suitable as a gift as well as a handy reference book for the traveler's on-site use. Assembled by the Blue Guides authors and editorial team, with many years of cumulative experience visiting and eating well throughout the length and breadth of Italy.
Now, like magic, you instantly know what to order and what to avoid for 23 countries or cuisines. Whether you are actually in China or just want to go to a Chinese restaurant - you are all set. This easy to read book lists the Do's and Don'ts of the best and worst foods with complete descriptions and calorie information. Carry it anywhere you go!
Restaurant Management: A Best Practices Approach introduces the reader to the vast menu of opportunities available in the restaurant industry - from creating business plans to guest service, quality management, labor costs and beyond. Written by a diverse collection of restaurant industry and education experts, Restaurant Management: A Best Practices Approach: Includes a section dedicated to career opportunities, job prospects, and the differences between self-ownership and franchised operations. Describes the five types of managerial control and discusses the importance of cost control to a foodservice operation. Explains what a menu should accomplish for a foodservice operation as well as the nine factors involved in menu pricing and the seven quantitative menu pricing methods. Includes learning objectives, key terms, summaries, review questions, and more to facilitate and assess student learning. Describes different types of foodservice operation budgets and offers advantages and disadvantages of each.
This guide helps identify and demystify the world of bats. Readers will learn about bats' position and role in the ecosystem -- did you know there are over 1100 species of bats worldwide?
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