Cholesterol: The Real Truth : are the Drugs You Take Making You Sick?

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SCB International, 2005 - Health & Fitness - 184 pages
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Dr. Sandra Cabot demystifies the role of cholesterol in heart disease, explains the factors that contribute to high cholesterol, and explores various treatment options. In her informed yet accessible style, she presents a natural program for preventing heart disease, including heart-healthy tips and recipes.A no-nonsense guide to lowering your cholesterol and preventing heart disease naturally, from diet expert Dr. Sandra Cabot.Exposes the risks of cholesterol-lowering prescription drugs, and the possible dangers of lowering your cholesterol too much.Dr. Cabot's books have sold more than 1 million copies worldwide.
 

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Very informative book . Diet,chlosterol,heart disease,nutrition and prevention were discussed.The information was very straight forward and easy to understand. If you are concerned about this topic please read this book. Read full review

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An excellent book as it answers all the questions about cholesterol that I have wanted answered for years especially why the older generations ate a lot of fatty foods and lived long productive lives. The damage statins are doing by blocking many many things in our bodies that are vital for good health and long lives is explained. I am not a faddist but by losing weight (with a diet that was rich in vegetables and fruit, berry smoothies, with small helpings of meat, fish, eggs, low fat pasta, and weight controlled meals for when I had a lazy day) and bringing wholemeal wholefoods (bread, rice, pasta) olive oil, butter back into my life, eliminating trans fats, the weight has dropped off me. Thanks to Sandra Cabot's book I have learnt many many lessons which I shall carry into my 70's. Actually my cholesterol has gone down of its own accord!! D.R. 

Contents

Subject Page
8
Chapter Two
21
Genetic factors
37
What is coronary heart disease?
51
Subject Page
54
The other types of drugs used to lower cholesterol
71
Chapter Nine
86
Subject Page
103
Chapter Twelve
117
Herbs to help your heart
136
Exercise your body
149
The heart saving soup
162
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Sandra Cabot is the medical and executive director of the Australian National Health Advisory Service. She graduated with honors in medicine and surgery from the University of Adelaide in South Australia in 1975. As part of her extracurricular medical training, she studied herbal medicine and nutritional medicine. Dr. Cabot began her medical career in 1980 as an obstetrician-gynecologist and practiced in Sydney Australia. During the mid 1980s she spent considerable time working as a volunteer doctor at the Leyman hospital, which was the largest missionary hospital in India. Her first book, titled Women's Health, was an authoritative holistic health guide. Subsequently she wrote several more groundbreaking books including The Liver Cleansing Diet, which has sold well over two million copies worldwide. She has written twenty-two other health titles.

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