Good Cholesterol, Bad Cholesterol

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Prima Pub. & Communications, Oct 26, 1989 - Health & Fitness - 179 pages
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Read This Book—Your Life Depends On It Good Cholesterol, Bad Cholesterolis the first major book on cholesterol written by a team of cardiovascular specialists. This practical, easy-to-understand reference shows you how to adapt to a low-cholesterol lifestyle. You'll learn exactly what cholesterol is, as well as how to: ·Create an individualized daily cholesterol allowance ·Read labels to discover saturated fats—even if they're not mentioned ·Increase your intake of HDL ("good" cholesterol) ·Eat out and still control your intake of LDL ("bad" cholesterol) ·Prepare tasty, low-cholesterol meals ·Assess the benefits and side effects of cholesterol-lowering drugs By following the simple steps outlined in this book, you can make tremendous progress in reducing your risk of heart disease. "Good Cholesterol, Bad Cholesterolprovides the reader with a comprehensive source of information on cholesterol in an easily understood fashion . . . . A valuable guide into the benefits of a disease-preventative lifestyle." —William DeVries, M.D., Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Audabon Hospital

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Contents

Why Worry About Cholesterol?
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Appendix
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Understanding Fats in Food
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Copyright

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