The Cholesterol Counter: 7th Edition

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Jo Ann Heslin, Dec 26, 2007 - Health & Fitness - 800 pages
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With more than six hundred pages of food listings—from your very own freezer to your favorite restaurant chain—The Cholesterol Counter gives you all the important information you need to know about your favorite foods.

Your lifestyle choices can significantly improve your health!

Small, consistent changes in the way you eat and live can help reduce your cholesterol levels and lower your risk for heart disease, stroke, certain kinds of cancer, and dementia. Nationally known nutritionists Annette Natow and Jo-Ann Heslin explain the latest scientific research on evaluating and treating high cholesterol in terms you can understand and apply to your life right now. This totally rewritten and expanded 7th edition of The Cholesterol Counter includes:

-Cholesterol, fiber, calories, and portion sizes for more than 20,000 foods and more than 100 national and regional restaurant chains

-An individual risk-assessment quiz, plus worksheets, tables, and tips to easily keep track of your daily cholesterol intake

-The importance of fiber and cholesterol-lowering “superfoods” in your diet
 

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Contents

Introduction l
1
Rating Your Risks
10
Make Your Lifestyle Work for You
16
Counting Cholesterol
31
Using Your Cholesterol Counter
37
PART
585
Index
779
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Annette B. Natow, Ph.D., C.D.N., and Jo-Ann Heslin, M.A., R.D., C.D.N. are the authors of thirty books on nutrition, including two college textbooks. Both are former faculty members of Adelphi University and the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. They were the editors of the Journal of Nutrition for the Elderly for 23 years and serve as editorial board members for Environmental Nutrition Newsletter, Vitality, and American Baby Magazine.

For more information on Annette B. Natow and Jo-Ann Heslin, plus articles and advice, go to: www.thenutritionexperts.com.

Jo-Ann Heslin, MA, RD, is a professionally trained, registered dietitian and also a regular columnist for HealthNewsDigest.com. She is the coauthor of more than thirty books on nutrition. For more information, visit: TheNutritionExperts.com.

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