Cleveland Clinic Healthy Heart Lifestyle Guide and Cookbook

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Ranked as the #1 heart hospital in America eleven years running byU.S. News & World Report, Cleveland Clinic is also world-renowned for its life-saving medical breakthroughs, including bypass surgery. The hospital performs more open-heart surgeries and transplants than any other hospital in America. Now, emphasizing prevention, it has teamed with cookbook authors Bonnie Sanders Polin and Frances Towner Giedt to create the most complete and easy-to-follow plan yet for preventing heart disease:Cleveland Clinic Healthy Heart Lifestyle Guide and Cookbook.

Polin and Giedt have developed outstanding recipes that taste too good to be good for you (but are), ranging from Cajun Grilled Shrimp with Fresh Pineapple Salsa to Chipotle Chicken and Corn Tamale Pies, All-American Meatloaf, and even New York-Style Cheesecake. The authors also provide a week's worth of menus for each of three caloric plans to take the guesswork out of eating from morning to night.

With this guide handy, there’s no irksome hunt for answers to heart-related diet and fitness questions. Just turn the pages to find:

• How many eggs can be safely consumed per week

• Lists of foods rich in omega-3 oils and tips on avoiding mercury in fish

• Ideas for healthy snacks under 200 calories

• Strategies for eating out

• Why fiber is the key to good nutrition

• How to choose the healthiest protein–and the facts on soy

• The latest findings on alcohol

• How using a pedometer can keep you out of a gym

• How to calculate a healthy body weight

• How to keep kids fit and cope with finicky eating habits


Backed by the reputation of Cleveland Clinic, this all-in-one guide is the easy, enjoyable way for Americans to care for their hearts and live longer, healthier lives.

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The Cleveland Clinic has been in the healthy heart business since 1921. This makes two of its specialists, Polin and Giedt (coauthors,The Joslin Diabetes Gourmet Cookbook ), qualified to write a guide ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

BONNIE SANDERS POLIN, Ph.D., and FRANCES TOWNER GIEDT won a James Beard Award for The Joslin Diabetes Gourmet Cookbook. They are also the authors of The Joslin Diabetes Quick and Easy Cookbook, The Joslin Diabetes Healthy Carbohydrate Cookbook, and The Joslin Diabetes Great Chefs Cook Healthy Cookbook. Bonnie Polin lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Frances Giedt lives in Arlington, Texas. STEVEN E. NISSEN, MD, is chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Heart and Vascular Institute and the current president of the American College of Cardiology.

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