Good Reads for Good Eats

10/25/2013 3:03am EDT



It's phenomenal that people today have become more self-aware of their eating habits than ever before.  They're just as equally aware that there are probably better foods for their diet than what they pack in the grocery cart. The trouble for health seekers is they're not being educated enough, hence they fail to understand what they're consuming.

According to the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition, the diet of the average American exceeds the recommended intake of 4 things: calories from fats and added sugars; refined grains, sodium, and saturated fats. And while we're biting off more than we can chew from those categories, we also seem to be taking in much less than the recommended servings of fruits, veggies, whole-grains, dairy products, and oils. We could even save up to $20 billion a year in medical costs if we could lessen our sodium consumption by at least 1,200 mg.

What's holding people back from finding healthy foods for home is that they lack the resources to find better, tasty choices.  Recipes and various health/nutrition tips can be found at books stores, but a surprising number of people don't have access to a book store, no storage spacing for books, and flipping through miscellaneous jargon can be bothersome.  eBooks have made getting books easier, you get 'em right there and then, less pricy than a hardcopy, and they're environmentally friendly.  The popularity with eBooks more than doubled in 2011 and is still on a rapid incline.  The net sales of eBooks have increased well over 15% in recent years because people like how readily available new books are with its portable use on the go.  Heck, even the Bible has made its way into eBook format.

EBooks are an outstanding source for such health and fitness books like Eat to Live and Cooking Your Way to Gorgeous to aid the not-being-educated problem with great food selections and recipes.  If you're really looking for convenience and affordability, Cultures for Health is an online business that's established a unique line of free (beat that price for professional advise) eBooks to subscribers with detailed information about their products with healthy do-it-yourself food choices, great recipe variations, and many other tips and instructions.

It's great knowing that these and really any kind of book is this accessible to people, especially to those with special needs.  "As a single lady at my age, it's hard to get around anymore, I don't have the time to make it to the book store 20 miles away like I use to, and that's what I love about eBooks.  I recently got this book called Trim Healthy Mamabecause I wanted more ideas on how to find a healthy balance with food intake at my age.  It took me no time at all to find the book, it was cheaper than going to the bookstore".  College students are almost the prime demographic for eBooks as youngsters love cool tech.  "I've been studying Health Science in Florida, and I love to cook healthy stuff in my apartment.  Plus, I'm a certified fitness trainer, so I like to read up on nutrition to give a little advice to clients.  I honestly don't like going to bookstores, so I just got my health and fitness books straight from the internet. I also got a couple of supplemental books online for my classes too."

Ebooks have undoubtedly made getting books much more pleasant, but many professional health advisors/authors and businesses like Cultures for Health have made finding more suitable foods and providing know-how to a balanced diet much better as well, and knowing is half the battle.

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