Hypertension Cookbook For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 18, 2011 - Cooking - 384 pages
Beat hypertension with simple and delicious low-sodium recipes

Hypertension Cookbook For Dummies features 150 delicious and simple low sodium and low or non-fat recipes that avoid pre-packaged and processed food while remaining economical and easy to prepare. You'll get recipes for making delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, easy on-the-go, and kid friendly recipes to suit any lifestyle, complemented by a full-color, 8-page insert exhibiting many of the book's recipes.

Twenty-five percent of American adults have pre-hypertension—blood pressure numbers that are higher than normal, but not yet in the high blood pressure range. The recipes presented in Hypertension Cookbook For Dummies are not only for those currently diagnosed with high blood pressure, but those who are at risk.

  • 150 recipes that cover breakfast, lunch, dinner, and on-the-go meals
  • Delicious meals for those who are at risk of high blood pressure
  • Special considerations for on-the-go and kid-friendly meals

Hypertension Cookbook For Dummies shows you how to take charge of your blood pressure by making simple and surprisingly delicious changes to your diet.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Meatless Side Dishes
3
The Part of Tens 327
5
Fighting Hypertension with Healthier Choices
7
Controlling Hypertension through Your Diet
19
Doing More to Lower Your Blood Pressure
35
Creating a LowSalt BigTaste Lifestyle
49
Navigating the Grocery Store
63
Savory Breakfast Strata
215
Power Hour Enjoying Light and Tasty Lunches
223
Quick Shrimp Ceviche Salad
229
Bringing Flavor to the Table with Poultry Pork and Beef
235
Grilled Pork Tenderloin Medallions
241
Mama Mia Meatball Pizza 301
247
Spicy Chicken with Sweet Chili Sauce
254
Preparing Succulent Seafood Entrees
255

Getting Smart in the Kitchen
73
Adding Beneficial Foods to Your Diet
85
LowStress Meal Planning
97
Beef Poultry and Pork Entrees
105
From Soup to Nuts Serving Salads
109
Salads Appetizers and Snacks
111
Crabby Louis Salad
124
Finding Comfort in Soups Stews and Chilis
127
Think Healthy Is Boring? Trying Scrumptious Vegetable Sides
141
Bok Choy StirFry
153
Seeing a New Side of Potatoes Grains and Pasta
157
Curried Quinoa with Mango
167
Grilled Asparagus Panzanella 147
173
Serving Smart Snacks and Appetizers
177
Staying HeartHealthy through Every Meal
193
T French Market Frittata 213
195
Taking Time for Bigger Breakfasts and Brunches
211
Making the Most of Your Time with Easy Weeknight Meals
269
Fab Fish Tacos
279
Pleasing the Picky Meals for Kids or Kids at Heart
283
Turkey Burger Sliders
289
Pasta with Zucchini Yogurt Sauce and Walnuts 172
295
Enjoying Hearty and HeartHealthy Vegetarian Entrees
303
Dont Desert Dessert Savoring Sweet Endings
315
The Part of Tens
327
Ten Ways to Add Flavor without Salt
329
Ten LongTerm Tips to Beat Hypertension
333
Appendixes 337 Appendix A Metric Conversion Guide
339
Substitution Guide
343
Index
345
Breakfast Foods
347
Fish Tacos with Baja Crème and Fresh Salsa 266
350
Risotto Primavera 166
357
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About the author (2011)

Rosanne Rust, MS, RD, LDN, is a freelance writer and nutrition consultant who helps individuals and organizations develop solutions to poor eating habits.

Cindy Kleckner, RD, LD, is a nutrition consultant who works with the Cooper Aerobics Center specializing in weight management, cardiovascular health, corporate wellness, and nutritional culinary events.

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