From The American Dietetic Association Getting the most out of your daily nutritional intake. . . Finding where foods fit in the food guide pyramid. . . Comparing food labels. . . . . . all in easy-to-read tables of the nutrients in 2,500 common foods we eat The Essential Guide to Nutrition and the Foods We Eat provides the nutritional values for 2,500 common foods. Brand-name packaged foods, fast foods, fruits, and vegetables are all included in this essential guide to America's favorite foods. In easy-to-read tables, every shopper can compare foods and brand names for calories, fat, sodium, and so much more.