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The Healthy Heart Cookbook for Dummies

Format:  Paperback,

350 pages

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: May 2000

ISBN-13: 9780764552229

ISBN-10: 0764552228

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A heart healthy regimen needn't be torture. Two hours on a stationary bike, followed by a dish of low-fat cottage cheese topped with a lonely sprig of parsley may be your idea of what it takes to maintain heart health--but it's actually a lot more enjoyable and fun Cardiac fitness, like any new lifestyle plan, can be achieved with only a few basic modifications to your diet and activity level.

With "The Healthy Heart Cookbook For Dummies, " you'll follow an exciting and delicious food regimen, destined to give you and your heart a boost. Written by James Rippe, a leading cardiologist and chef, and with over 100 recipes from a cadre of expert dietitians and fifty top chefs, you'll discover some of the secrets to heart health, some common fallacies, and get the lowdown on a few life-saving basics: The risk factors for heart disease--and how to control themThe eight key eating habits affecting heart health--includ ing the number of calories, cholesterol and fat, and antioxidant-rich foods you consume"Bad" versus "good" cholesterol--the world of saturated, monosaturated, and polyunsaturated fatsNature's gift to health--phytochemicals and what foods contain themSmart shopping tips--including common supermarket traps, and how to select produce, meats, seafood, dairy, grains, and from the deli counter

You'll discover what a snap it is to prepare your own menu, assemble meals that are nutritious and balanced and also meet every sort of dietary need (including high blood pressure, diabetes, and food allergies). The book's rich cornucopia of recipes will help you explore the delicious possibilities of every meal and dish, including: Breakfast and brunch--including Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins, Peach Scones, and Eggs Benedict with Asparagus and Low-Fat Hollandaise SauceAppetizers and snacks--including Homemade Dill and Celery Seed Hummus and Chilled Hapa Shrimp Rolls and Thai Citrus Dipping SauceSeafood--including Red Snapper with Braised Fennel and Spinach and Seared Scallops in Grilled Eggplant with Mango SaladPoultry and Meat--including Lemon-Grilled Cornish Hens, Healthy Heart Beef Stroganoff, and Herb-Crusted Lamb Loin with Braised Fennel and Fresh MintVegetarian Entrees--including Curried Tofu and Vegetable-Stuffed Pitas with Cashews and RaisinsWith sixteen pages of full-color photos, black-and-white how-to illustrations, a summary cheat sheet of need-to-know info, and humorous cartoons, "The Healthy Heart For Dummies Cookbook" helps you build a sensible foundation for overall fitness--beginning with your heart.

Specifications

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: May 2000
ISBN-13: 9780764552229
ISBN-10: 0764552228
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 350
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 1.55
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.75 x 9.25 x 0.5
Walmart No.: 0978076455222

Chapter outline

Introduction
Building a Healthy Heart
Choosing a Healthy-Heart Lifestyle
You Are What You Eat: The Link between Your Diet and Your Heart
Cooking Heart-Healthy Meals
A Grocery Store Guide to Healthy-Heart Shopping
How to Plan a Heart-Healthy Meal
Laying the Foundation: The Main Course
Breakfast and Brunch
Poultry and Meat
Seafood
Vegetarian Entrees
Special Occasion Dishes
Adding the Extras: Recipes for Before and After the Main Course
Beverages
Appetizers and Snacks
Soups and Salads
Side Dishes
Desserts
The Part of Tens
Ten Tips for Eating on the Road and on the Run
Ten Simple Steps to Make Your Diet Healthier
Ten Easy Recipe Modifications for a Heart-Healthy Diet
Ten Simple Strategies for Lowering Your Cholesterol
Ten Ways to Teach Your Children Healthy-Heart Habits
Ten Essential Kitchen Tools for Healthy-Heart Cooking
Appendix: Resources
Index
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Book description

A heart healthy regimen needn’t be torture. Two hours on a stationary bike, followed by a dish of low-fat cottage cheese topped with a lonely sprig of parsley may be your idea of what it takes to maintain heart health—but it’s actually a lot more enjoyable and fun! Cardiac fitness, like any new lifestyle plan, can be achieved with only a few basic modifications to your diet and activity level.

With The Healthy Heart Cookbook For Dummies, you’ll follow an exciting and delicious food regimen, destined to give you and your heart a boost.

Written by James Rippe, a leading cardiologist and chef, and with over 100 recipes from a cadre of expert dietitians and fifty top chefs, you’ll discover some of the secrets to heart health, some common fallacies, and get the lowdown on a few life-saving basics:

  • The risk factors for heart disease—and how to control them
  • The eight key eating habits affecting heart health—includ ing the number of calories, cholesterol and fat, and antioxidant-rich foods you consume
  • “Bad” versus “good” cholesterol—the world of saturated, monosaturated, and polyunsaturated fats
  • Nature’s gift to health—phytochemicals and what foods contain them
  • Smart shopping tips—including common supermarket traps, and how to select produce, meats, seafood, dairy, grains, and from the deli counter

You’ll discover what a snap it is to prepare your own menu, assemble meals that are nutritious and balanced and also meet every sort of dietary need (including high blood pressure, diabetes, and food allergies). The book’s rich cornucopia of recipes will help you explore the delicious possibilities of every meal and dish, including:

  • Breakfast and brunch—including Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins, Peach Scones, and Eggs Benedict with Asparagus and Low-Fat Hollandaise Sauce
  • Appetizers and snacks—including Homemade Dill and Celery Seed Hummus and Chilled Hapa Shrimp Rolls and Thai Citrus Dipping Sauce
  • Seafood—including Red Snapper with Braised Fennel and Spinach and Seared Scallops in Grilled Eggplant with Mango Salad
  • Poultry and Meat—including Lemon-Grilled Cornish Hens, Healthy Heart Beef Stroganoff, and Herb-Crusted Lamb Loin with Braised Fennel and Fresh Mint
  • Vegetarian Entrees—including Curried Tofu and Vegetable-Stuffed Pitas with Cashews and Raisins
With sixteen pages of full-color photos, black-and-white how-to illustrations, a summary cheat sheet of need-to-know info, and humorous cartoons, The Healthy Heart For Dummies Cookbook helps you build a sensible foundation for overall fitness—beginning with your heart.

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