Eater's Choice: A Food Lover's Guide to Lower Cholesterol

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1999 - Cooking - 540 pages
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Fully revised and updated, Eater's Choice recommends a simple method to reduce your risk of heart disease by up to 60 percent. Eater's Choice, a nationwide bestseller, is recommended by doctors and professional dietitians more often than any other book for people who want to lower blood cholesterol and live longer, healthier lives. The cornerstone of the Goor series, this fully revised edition recommends recent groundbreaking methods to control cardiac risk factors and provides information about the latest cholesterol-lowering drugs. Updated food tables make it easier than ever to choose the right foods for your diet.

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"Eater's Choice" is a book filled with tips on how to lower your cholesterol. It has chapters describing what cholesterol is and how to lower it; how your heart works; making the right choices; other ... Read full review

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We cannot get past the Dan Dan Noodles! We use the classic Japanese Udon noodle (whole wheat) instead of Fettucini! We also love the fresh berry soups, devine. Easy to use, every enjoys. Clean up is a breeze!


A Note on the Fifth Edition
Introduction xvii
Its Your Heart Keep It Ticking 6
The Evidence 19
Is Your Blood Cholesterol Too High? 30
Eating for Life 39
Making the Right Choices 62
Wheres the Fat? 68
Introduction 175
Chicken and Turkey 186
Fish and Shellfish 198
Pizza Pasta Chili Quiche and Rice 206
Salads and a Fruit Shake 212
Desserts 219
Contents 229
Food Tables Index 489

From Theory to Practice 99
Other Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Disease 113
The Real World 123
Ensuring a Balanced Diet 144
From Tots to Teens 151
One Week of Meal Plans 164
The NittyGritty of How to Keep a Food Record 505
NIH Adult Treatment Panel Guidelines 515
Index 527
Table of Equivalent Measures 540

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Nancy Goor is the writer of the team. Using humor and a light style, Nancy has created an understandable and encouraging text for both the books and the program. She also developed the more than 320 recipes in the books. These are recipes which the Goors, their family, and guests enjoy all the time. Her recipes, such as Cajun Chicken, Chili Non Carne, and Onion Flat Bread, prove resoundingly that low-fat cooking can be delicious, healthy, and can keep you lean forever. Nancy Goor received a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.F.A. from Boston University.

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