Healthy Heart Cookbook & Life Plan

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Offers a comprehensive yet simple approach to good health--with an emphasis on avoiding heart disease--based on the latest research and including more than two hundred specially created recipes for a wide variety of dishes and desserts. Reprint. IP.

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Contents

part one W The Stanford Life Plan for a Healthy Heart
5
The Link Between Cholesterol Fat and Heart Disease
23
What Cholesterol Does to Your Body
31
Assessingand EliminatingYour Risks
43
Breaking the Saturated Fat Link
53
Your Cholesterol Targets
61
Breaking the Other Links to Heart Disease
69
Women and Heart Disease
81
TakeOut and Processed Foods
235
Fat Tracking in Restaurants
239
part four 10 The Stanford Fat Trackers Cookbook 25 Feeding Many Hungers
259
The Fat Trackers Cooking Course
261
Kitchen Basics
279
Breakfasts
301
Breads
325
Appetizers
341

part two W The Stanford 25 Gram Plan
91
Fat and Fads
105
Timetable for Change
121
The Fat Trackers MealPlanning Guide
131
Produce Legumes and Grains
145
The Link between Strong Bones and a Healthy Heart
153
Check Yourself Quiz 6
160
Will Counting Calories Help Your Heart?
161
Little Things Add Up
168
Reading the Labels
171
Fat Tracking Meat Poultry and Fish
181
Fat Tracking Dairy Products
195
Fat Tracking Fats and Oils
211
Fat Tracking Baked Goods Cereals and Pasta
221
Fat Tracking Desserts and Snacks
229
Soups
361
Salads
381
Vegetables
397
Legumes and Grains
423
Pasta and Pizza
449
Fish and Shellfish
481
Poultry
499
Meat
523
Desserts
537
Afterword
567
Index
568
Recipe Index
577
Table of Equivalents
594
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About the author (1997)

Helen Cassidy Page is a San Francisco writer/chef/cooking teacher/ whose work focuses on healthy cooking, fiction and children's stories. Her work has appeared in Gourmet, Bon Appetit, Men's Fitness, among other publications. She has made numerous media appearances, headed her own cooking school and also coaches writers and others.

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