The New 8-Week Cholesterol Cure

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Harper Collins, Jan 27, 2004 - Health & Fitness - 448 pages
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Robert Kowalski's personal story is legendary. By the age of forty-one, he had suffered a heart attack and had undergone two coronary bypass surgeries. A traditional dietary approach to lowering his cholesterol failed dismally, and faced with the unpleasant alternative of a lifetime on medication, he created a program that proved astonishingly effective for him -- and legions of others worldwide who use it.

Today Kowalski has beaten heart disease, lives an unlimited and vigorous lifestyle, and uses no prescription drugs. Now, with new information about risk factors, exercise, and supplements, The New 8-Week Cholesterol Cure is even more powerful in fighting heart disease.

It includes:

The facts about homocysteine and the deadly cholesterol Lp(a)

A diet that jump starts cholesterol reduction

The heart-healthy secrets of niacin, other B vitamins, and safe supplements

The latest findings on exercise

New cholesterol-testing methods

New heart-healthy products…and more!

 

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Ive already found the chapter on Niancin helpful

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Although I havent read the entire book I already have a better understanding of cholesterol levels the heart and hopefully ways to naturally lower my cholesterol. I am especially impressed with the chapter on Niacin Read full review

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MY husband had a recent heart attack and this book gives valuable info on what to do and supplements to take. HE is a dr who had a heart attack and knows from experience....... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Way Beyond Cholesterol
13
and the Elderly
63
at a Glance
79
Blocking Cholesterol in the Foods You Love
189
ziii
205
Whats Hot Whats Not
229
Take Your Heart Out for a Walk
255
Healthy Surfing in Cyberspace
335
To Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow
339
Recipes That Lower Cholesterol
343
Cooking with the Kowalskis
359
The DietHeart Newsletter
391
References
393
Index
407
63
408

Sensible Solutions to Blood Pressure Control
277
A Simple Proposal for Weight Control
295
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Page 139 - ... 25 grams of soy protein a day, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease.
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Page 139 - Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that include 25 grams of soy protein a day may reduce the risk of heart disease.
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Page 101 - ... population. The Children's Nutrition Research Center in Houston, Texas, is dedicated to the study of nutritional needs of pregnant and lactating women and of infants and children, with particular attention to the quantification of nutritional allowances and the attainment of optimal nutritional status. The Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University in Boston focuses on the nutritional requirements of the elderly, the role of nutrition in the aging process, and the prevention...

About the author (2004)

Robert E. Kowalski a medical journalist for more than thirty-five years, devised this program for his own cholesterol problem when all else failed. He lives in California.

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