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American Heart Association's Low-Fat, Low Cholesterol Cookbook
American Heart Association's Low-Fat Low Cholesterol Cookbook Author:Scott M. Grundy and Mary Winston Eating for a healthy heart doesn't have to mean giving up your favorite foods. It just means preparing them sensibly and incorporating a few new habits into your life to eliminate unnecessary fats, help lower your cholesterol, and thus reduce your risk of heart attack. In the American Heart Association's best-selling Low-Fat, Low-Cho... more »lesterol Cookbook, available at last in paperback, you'll find more than 200 delicious recipes specifically developed by the AHA for those who need to reduce their blood cholesterol levels.
Recipient of the International Association of Culinary Professionals' Award for Best Special-Diets Cookbook, this book makes heart-healthy eating a pleasure as well as a virtue. It features such mouth-watering recipes as spicy Chicken Fajitas, Salmon and Pasta Salad, rich Eggplant Parmiagians, and creamy Chocolate Soufflé with Vanilla Sauce. The book also includes a clear discussion between "good" and "bad" cholesterol and explains how, with advice from your doctor, to determine your own cholesterol goal. In addition, Dr. Scott Grundy gives the latest information on alternate cholesterol-lowering therapies and describes behavioral modification techniques that can help you make the transition to a new diet more easily.
Special features include:
Nutritional analysis for each recipe, so you can keep track of saturated and unsaturated fats, cholesterol, calories, and more
Step-One and Step-Two Diet plans to show you how to use the AHA's recipes in an easy-to-follow plan to lower your blood cholesterol level
Scott M. Grundy, M.D., Ph.D,., is one of the nation's foremost lipid specialists and the director of the Center for Human Nutrition at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Mary Winston, Ed.D., R.D., is senior science consultant for the American Heart's Association at their normal headquarters in Dallas.« less
The topic covers two very important aspects of staying healthy. I have always cooked a lot and now I spend a lot more time considering the cholesterol and fat content in foods. This book is very helpful.