here are a few resources i find the most valuable... if anyone else could post their favorite resources (websites, tools, books) i would greatly appreicate it!
I have yet to find an excellent book that gives u all the nutrient facts of a large list of foods AS WELL AS the GLYCEMIC index and load values! that would be awesome!
resource # 1
#1 for gettin my optimum whey
and other protein products...
this place is cheapest and most reliable online store i have found to date, alot of my friends use it as well..
i have placed at least 15 orders through them total with not a single problem
5lbs. optimum nutrition
100% whey chocolate = 25.99 + 4.90 shipping
(they have all the brands u can think of just about)
some excellent books
"Are you eating right?"
by Judi Morrill, Ph.D. and Sheri Bakun, B.S.
there are 2 versions out .. the older one u can find cheaper and is still pretty dang sweet..
this book i actually bought while taking nutrition related courses a few years back in college. it is so awesome! its like my food bible! the book is a GIANT table comprised of any food u can think of, even combos! and tells u all the carbs, protein, fat, folate(iron) fiber, vitamins (A E C, B-6 B-12), %calories from fat, calories, weight in ounces, weight in grams, cholesterol mg, sodium, potassium....etc..
the beggining of the book tells u all the calculations u need to know... and the rest is all table full of foods, even beverages...
its an awesome resources for lookin up fruits, veggies, etc..
below is a sample pic i took of what the table looks like in da book! pretty kool!
its a big image so let her load up..
(sorry u are gunna have to copy and paste this link into a seperate window to view the pictures, click the link, then copy the url from the window it opened, open a new IE window and paste that link in the address)
(or.. right click the link and choose "save target as" and save it to yur desktop and view it on yur computer)
Quick Check Food Facts
by Barron's Publishing
this is a pocket size version, very similar to the book i mentioned above.. easy to bring along! hehe (its only 4.95 at amazon.com!)
ok more resources to come later ... i have to eat some fiberous carbs!