Low-Cholesterol Cookbook For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 8, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 388 pages
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In the UK, 7 out of 10 people over the age of 45 have high cholesterol levels (Bupa 2007).   Although there are no clear symptoms, high cholesterol levels have been associated with heart disease and stroke – two of Britain’s biggest killers.  There are several factors that can cause high cholesterol; an unhealthy diet, being overweight and a lack of exercise are three of the main contenders.  As a result, some of the best ways to control and reduce cholesterol levels are losing weight, eating a heart-healthy diet and taking regular exercise.

Although eating healthily may sound simple, it’s often difficult to know which foods to avoid when trying to lower cholesterol. 
Fully adapted for the UK market, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook For Dummies reveals which food you should eat and helps readers make small changes to their diet to achieve big results.

Low-Cholesterol Cookbook For Dummies includes:

  • The latest dietary and medical information on cholesterol and how to control it
  • Over 90 delicious recipes as well as low fat cooking techniques and ways to lower cholesterol on a daily basis
  • Sensible advice on finding the right foods when shopping, planning menus, and adapting recipes to suit family and friends.
 

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Contents

Table of Contents
Cooking with CholesterolControlling Vegetables
Lowering your bad LDL levels
Calculating your total cholesterol to HDL ratio
Cholesterol and saturated
Nibbling on Nuts in Moderation
Eating traditional British food
Figuring Out Food Labels
Making more Sensational Seafood Recipes
Managing Meats in a Healthy Diet
Preparing Pork Thats Lean and Mean
Sparking Flavours with Seasonings and Sauces
Dancing Salsa
Beating Better Sauces
Cooking with CholesterolControlling Vegetables Beans and Grains
Readying Vegetables for the Table

Mastering the Beneficial Breakfast
Adding some fish
Having Breakfast in a Jiffy
Preparing Breakfast in Your Sleep Well Almost
Making Your Day with HeartHealthy Snacks and Starters
Basing Soups on Hearty Ingredients
Bumping up Soup into a Meal
Savouring Super Salads for Everyday Meals
Cooking with Poultry Fish and Meat
Taking Out the Batteries and Going FreeRange
Talking Turkey All Year Round
Serving Up Soulful Seafood
Buying and Storing Fish
Suiting the fixing to the fish
Cooking Vegetarian Main Courses
Betting on Beans for Lower Cholesterol
Loving Luscious Legume Recipes
Going With the Grains
Easing Into Wholegrain Cookery
Picking pilaf recipes
Plating Up Healthy Pasta
Serving Up Sweet Finishes
Having Fun with Fruity Recipes
Baking Up a Storm
Cheating with Quick Fix Desserts
The Part of Tens
Ten Ways to Trim Your Food Bill
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About the author (2011)

Dr Sarah Brewer, GP is a freelance health writer and broadcaster who was named Health Journalist of the Year in 2002. She has appeared on various TV shows including BBC Breakfast, GMTV, and This Morning, and is the contributing Health Editor for Marie Claire. Sarah has an MSc in nutritional medicine. Dr Molly Siple, RD is a Registered Dietician and health writer.

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