ATLANTA, Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Cancer Society released The New Healthy Eating Cookbook, Fourth Edition, which offers more than 120 all-new, easy-to-make recipes. Written for cooks of all levels, this book is for people looking to add to their kitchen repertoire and helps readers make healthier choices about the food they eat. The recipes were reviewed by the American Cancer Society's medical and nutrition experts and emphasize fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein.
Written by best-selling cookbook author Jeanne Besser, this cookbook features vibrant and tasty dishes from a range of cuisines and includes main courses, salads, soups, breakfast dishes, and desserts.
"Healthy eating doesn't mean sacrificing flavor," says Besser. "Anyone can use this book to create delicious meals that also happen to be good for you."
Experts from the American Cancer Society contributed scientifically based information about diet, exercise, and health to help readers create a well-rounded approach to healthy living.
"Good health starts with good nutrition, and this cookbook is a perfect resource," said Colleen Doyle, managing director of nutrition and physical activity, American Cancer Society. "It's filled with delicious recipes to please any palate and will remind readers that food can be healthy and also taste great and look beautiful."
More than just a cookbook, The New Healthy Eating Cookbook offers resources to help readers:
- Understand what makes up a healthy diet
- Use portion control for maintaining a healthy weight
- Read food labels and interpret claims about the benefits of certain foods
- Eat healthy on the run or when dining out
- Cook at home more often and more easily
The American Cancer Society New Healthy Eating Cookbook, Fourth Edition, is available in both print and eBook formats.
The American Cancer Society New Healthy Eating Cookbook, Fourth Edition
By: Jeanne Besser
Price: $22.95 USD and $27.95 CAN (paperback)
About the Author:
Jeanne Besser is a former food columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and author of numerous cookbooks, including the American Cancer Society's The Great American Eat-Right Cookbook and What to Eat During Cancer Treatment. Among her other cookbooks are The 5:30 Challenge: 5 Ingredients, Dinner on the Table; The First Book of Baking; and Working Mom's Fast & Easy Family Cookbook. She is co-author of Tell Me The Truth, Doctor: Easy-To-Understand Answers to Your Most Confusing and Critical Health Questions. She lives in Montclair, New Jersey.
About the American Cancer Society:
The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of 2 million volunteers saving lives in every community. As the largest voluntary health organization, the Society's efforts have contributed to a 23 percent decline in cancer death rates in the U.S. since 1991, and a 50 percent drop in smoking rates. We're finding cures as the nation's largest private, not-for-profit investor in cancer research, ensuring people facing cancer have the help they need and continuing the fight for access to quality health care, lifesaving screenings and more. For more information, to get help, or to join the fight, call us anytime, day or night, at 800-227-2345 or visit cancer.org.
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SOURCE American Cancer Society