9781594867354

Cholesterol Cures TK

  • ISBN13:

    9781594867354

  • ISBN10:

    1594867356

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-12-10
  • Publisher: Rodale Books

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Summary

If you have high cholesterol, you probably understand the importance of improving your overall cholesterol profile. You may know, too, that diet and exercise are vital factors in the cholesterol equation.What you may not realize is that specific foods and nutritional supplements, along with certain physical activities and other lifestyle factors, have a direct correlation to healthy cholesterol levels. Research proves it! By introducing these natural remedies into your self-care regimen, you may be able to lower your cholesterol wihtout drugs - safely, effectively, and for life.In this newly revised and updated edition of Cholesterol Cures, you'll disocver what the latest research reveals about familiar remedies such as garlic, oats, and fish oil supplements, as well as more recent finds such as grape see extract, pomegranates, and coenzyme Q10. Even better, you'll learn what current studies have to say about "forbidden foods" like red meats, eggs, and dairy. Were you thinking they'd be gone for good? Think again! You can enjoy them as part of a healthy, cholesterol-friendly diet. Cholesterol Cures shows you how.Inside you'll find:Healthy Indulgences - profiles of dietary treats with surprising cholesterol-lowering benefitsThe 500-Food Fat and Cholesterol Counter - to guide you to smart food choicesThe Breakthrough Menu Plan - to help you cut your cholesterol by 30 points in 30 days!

Author Biography

PREVENTION MAGAZINE—America’s leading healthy lifestyle publication, which is read by more than 11 million people monthly—has been covering the latest developments in health, fitness, nutrition, and medicine for more than 50 years. It is the nation’s most authoritative, trustworthy, and innovative source for practical health information.
WILLIAM P. CASTELLI, MD, the medical advisor for Cholesterol Cures, is adjunct associate professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine and director of the Framingham Cardiovascular Institute. A former director of the groundbreaking Framingham Heart Study, he lives in eastern Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Introductionp. xi
Your Cholesterol-Reducing Action Plan
Alcoholp. 3
Antioxidantsp. 7
Applesp. 12
Artichokesp. 15
Avocadosp. 17
Beansp. 20
Berriesp. 23
Broccolip. 26
Calciump. 27
Canola Oilp. 31
Chocolatep. 33
Chromiump. 34
Cinnamonp. 37
Coenzyme Q[subscript 10]p. 39
Coffeep. 41
Cookingp. 45
Dark Leafy Greensp. 49
Eggsp. 51
Exercisep. 57
Fat-Free Milkp. 62
Fiberp. 65
Fishp. 69
Fish Oil Supplementsp. 74
Flavonoidsp. 76
Flaxseedp. 80
Fruitp. 82
Garlicp. 87
Grape Juicep. 90
Grape Seed Extractp. 92
Green Teap. 94
Lean Meatp. 97
Low-Fat and Fat-Free Cheesesp. 101
Meal Frequencyp. 106
Mediterranean Dietp. 109
Monounsaturated Fatp. 113
Niacinp. 117
Nutsp. 118
Oatsp. 122
Olive Oilp. 124
Orangesp. 129
Pectinp. 130
Peppersp. 132
Plant Stanols and Sterolsp. 134
Policosanolp. 138
Polyunsaturated Fatp. 141
Pomegranatesp. 143
Popcornp. 144
Psylliump. 146
Red Winep. 148
Smoking Cessationp. 153
Soy Foodsp. 158
Stress Managementp. 162
Triglyceride Controlp. 166
Vegetablesp. 171
Vegetarian Dietp. 175
Walkingp. 178
Weight Lossp. 181
Whole Grainsp. 185
Yogurtp. 188
The Breakthrough Menu Plan
Cut Cholesterol 30 Points in 30 Daysp. 193
The 500-Food Fat and Cholesterol Counter
Choose Foods That Work in Your Favorp. 227
Indexp. 297
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