Outsmart High Cholesterol

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Macmillan, Mar 14, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 256 pages
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TAKE HEART!
TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR CHOLESTEROL TODAY!

It's a simple truth-lower your cholesterol level, and you'll live longer, reduce your risk of heart attack or stroke, and help stop heart disease if you already have it. And you may not need high-tech interventions or expensive prescription medications. For many people, simple changes in diet, exercise, and lifestyle will do the trick.

This guide from the editors of Prevention Health Books can be your personal tool for building a strong, healthy heart-starting now. Inside you'll discover:

* How the combinations of stress and cholesterol can set the stage for heart disease
* The bone-building mineral that could reduce heart-disease risk by more than 20 percent
* The good news about eggs-they may not be as bad for cholesterol as most people think
* How to combat high cholesterol at every meal, with heart-healthy recipes that don't sacrifice taste

A 14-day menu planner that will shape up your cholesterol numbers...a sure-fire diet solution!

OUTSMART HIGH CHOLESTEROL

LOWERING CHOLESTEROL IS EASY!!!
DO YOU KNOW...

* It's not butter...it's better! Discover the astonishing heart benefits of olive oil and the new stanol-containing margarine.
* You don't have to run a marathon...just a little gentle exercise every day can substantially improve your cholesterol profile.
* You don't have to eat tofu...these days you can choose from dozens of soy-based products to send your cholesterol south.
* You don't have to act like a nut...eat them instead. Both almonds and walnuts contain heart-healthy fats that can keep your arteries clear. So indulge!
* You can pop a [vitamin] pill...taking just a few supplements can make your "bad" cholesterol levels plummet-and energize you too.
* You can break away from fast food-with Outsmart High Cholesterol, you can switch to healthier, more satisfying fare. It's simpler than you think, and it will take off unwanted pounds, too!

 

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Contents

Why Cholesterol Matters
3
The New Science of Cholesterol Control
11
Treatments and Remedies
19
What Your Doctor Can Do
21
Edible Heart Protection
25
Supplementing Your Efforts
68
The Power of Plants
84
Managing Cholesterol for a Lifetime
91
Master Your Vices
129
The Outsmart Cholesterol Food Guide
143
The Outsmart Cholesterol 14Day Menu Planner
145
Delicious Recipes That Outsmart Cholesterol
161
Success Stories
189
Now He Knows What Hes Eating
191
She Replaced HighFat Favorites with LowFat Versions
195
He Made a Fast Break from Fast Food
198

Eat a Healthy Diet
93
Get Moving
109
Shed Those Extra Pounds
118
Soothe Your Stress
123
He Bulked Up with Fiberand Beat Cholesterol Cold
201
He Beat Cholesterol One Step at a Time
203
FAT AND CHOLESTEROL COUNTER
206
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Prevention, America's #1 Choice for Healthy Living, is the single most popular health magazine in the country and is the third most trusted source for health advice in the country, trailing only the doctor and pharmacist in authority.

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