The Men’s Health Big Book of Food & Nutrition Review

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Many people are familiar with the saying, “You are what you eat”.  This means that if you want to be healthy, you must also eat healthy.  The problem is, people these days often get contradictory guidelines on the best foods for health and nutrition.

With the Men’s Health Big Book of Food & Nutrition, you can put all doubts to rest and discover how to shop for the right foods and prepare delicious and healthy meals that will keep you looking great and staying lean your whole life.

The Men’s Health Big Book of Food & Nutrition, written by Joel Weber with Mike Zimmerman, consists of 384 pages with 600 color photos.  The aim of this book is to provide a comprehensive guide to whole foods and healthy eating for men as well as women.  The book is literally an encyclopedia of information on food and nutrition.  It will teach you how to make smart food choices in order to maintain  healthy weight without going on a diet.

Relevance of the Big Book of Food & Nutrition

In the USA, two out of three people are overweight or obese.  Around 8% of Americans suffer from diabetes, a medical disorder linked to obesity. Statistics show that obesity and diabetes rates these days are 50% higher than what they were in 1960.  This alarming trend is caused by unhealthy food and lack of exercise. The Men’s Health Big Book of Food & Nutrition is a tool that can help curb obesity problems in the country.

The book is full of food information that is based on extensive research and the latest findings in nutrition science.


This food and nutrition guide discusses the following important topics:

  • Healthiest Foods in the World.  This chapter provides a list of the very best and healthiest foods from all over the world.  Full color photos of these super foods are provided, along with their nutritional contributions to good health.
  • E-A-T-S, the Best Nutrition Plan Ever.  We all have favorite foods that we don’t want to give up for good.  This book provides a strategy that allows you to continue eating the foods you love while staying fit and healthy.
  • The 50 Most Frequently Asked Food Questions, Answered.  Remember how we were told that eggs are bad for us?  On second thought, they’re good for the health.  No, wait!  They’re actually bad… or maybe good.
  • Feeling confused already?  You don’t have to be.  The Men’s Health Big Book of Food & Nutrition provides definitive answers to many of the food questions you have always wondered about.
  • 100 Easy, Simple, Healthy Meals.  Learn how to prepare simple, healthy meals that will keep you lean while providing the energy you need for an active life.
  • Complete A-to-Z glossary of ingredients and additives.  Learn what to look for – and what to avoid – in packaged foods, fruit juices, canned goods, etc.
  • Unlock the Power of Food.  Find out exactly how much carbs, protein and fat you need to enhance your daily performance.
  • Don’t Diet, Do This.  Rather than “going on a diet”, you will learn what steps to take in order to remain lean, healthy and active your whole life.
  • Decode Food Label Lies.  You may think all “health” foods are good for you.  This book will teach you what the labels really mean.
  • Five Rules for Healthier Ordering.  Restaurant food does not have to be unhealthy.  Learn how and what to order when eating out to avoid sabotaging your diet.


  • Provides lots of information on food and nutrition
  • Recommends a balanced, but not restricted, diet
  • Debunks a lot of food myths


  • Does not provide a specific nutrition plan
  • Many recipes are simply too difficult or complicated for the average person
  • Plenty of data and information but particularly well organized

What Customers Are Saying

If you are looking for a “diet book”, this is not for you.  The Men’s Health Big Book of Food & Nutrition provides the information you need for healthy, wholesome eating.  Customers who reviewed the book reveal that it teaches you what foods and how much you should be eating in order to stay lean, active and healthy.  It provides a list of the healthiest foods from around the world. Customers find the book very practical.  It recommends what foods you should buy, and the ones you should avoid.

The Big Book of Food and Nutrition even shows you what to order when eating out.

Among the things people like most about this book are the list of healthy foods to include in your meals, an explanation of the proper use of carbohydrates, proteins and fats, common diet and nutrition myths, and frequently asked questions about food and nutrition.

Customers also like the delicious yet healthy recipes included in the book, but they find that some of the recipes are rather difficuly to prepare.  In addition, the book does not provide an actual plan about what to eat.

Overall, the Men’s Health Big Book of Food & Nutrition provides tons of information for healthy eating for the rest of your life.  Customers say they’re glad they bought the book and would recommend it to others.

You can order the book from Amazon for only $17.81.

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