"A feast of information." --USA Today
"Every family needs one. Every family physician should read and recommend it...This is a very significant book." --John H. Renner, M.D., President, Consumer Health Information Research Institute
"In a nutshell, this is the book that contains everything. It is not a gimmick-just straight facts...The book's practical information is outstanding." --American Dietetic Association
"An easy-to-read, thorough, scientifically sound, all-in-one reference book to guide the average person to an educated approach to healthy eating." --Nutrition Today
"[A] clearly written guide [and] excellent reference source." --Library Journal (starred)
"A big, thorough book that is helpful and easy to follow." --Atlantic Monthly
"The nutrition and health counterpart to The Joy of Cooking [that] should be in the home of anyone who wants the recipe for good health through good nutrition." --Dr. Elizabeth Whelan, President, American Council for Science & Health
"Recommended not only for the general public but also for professionals." --Nutrition and the M.D.