Real Food for Rookies is a great book chock full of information on all kinds of food facts. This book is easy enough for a beginner learning to eat healthy food and just a great reminder to those of us who have been trying to eat healthier. I learned some surprising facts from this little food guide that I had not previously known. In a quick and simple matter, Kelly the Kitchen Kop explains such things as organic, MSG, sugar, fake sugar, fat free, raw milk, soy, etc. and those food stuffs that will benefit you and the ones you should absolutely avoid. She was very thorough with her research. Also the first chapter is a great quick reference food ingredient guide with the ratings of good, better, and best to help you when you shop for foodstuffs. She does include a few recipes and I think this is an invaluable resource to set families on the path to eating healthier and hopefully avoiding obesity and severe health problems due to our food intake. This will be a staple next to my cookbooks for a long time to come. I received a copy for an honest review from The Book Club Network, Inc. (TBCN) and the opinions are my own.