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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert Rowan; Constance Schrader
|Description:||256 pages ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||Contents Preface Part I. The Basics * Could You Have Hypertension? * The Dangers of High Blood Pressure * Measure Your Pressure * Diastolic and Systolic Pressure -- What Does Each Mean? * What Happens When You Learn You Have High Blood Pressure? * Do It for Yourself Part II. Your Diet or Your Life * The Truth About Salt * Obesity Is a Hypertension Issue * Are You Really Hungry? * Eat Right/Feel Right * The Rice Diet and Other Diet Choices * Cholesterol As a Culprit * Fiber Is Important * Sugar Is Not Sweet to Your Body * Diabetes and Kidney Disease and Hypertension * Hypertension: A Risk Factor for Stroke * Working Together: The Pump and the Hose * Potassium, Calcium, and Magnesium and High Blood Pressure Part III. Your Style of Living * Smoke Gets in Your Blood * Alcohol and Illegal Drugs and Hypertension * Sleeping with Hypertension * Hypertension and Aging * Women and High Blood Pressure * Impotence and Hypertension * Stress and Hypertension * Complementary (Alternative) Therapies for Hypertension * Biofeedback: Training Your Body to Reduce Hypertension * Folk Medicine and Other Traditions * Exercise Combats Hypertension * Walking Your Blood Pressure Down Part IV. Hypertension Drugs * About Antihypertensive Drugs * Herbs, Vitamins, and Minerals and Hypertension Part V. Shopping and Cooking with High Blood Pressure * A Life of Healthy Eating: Recipes to Lower Your Blood Pressure SPARKY SEASONING MIX GRAINS Veggie Pasta Sauce Lasagna Without Guilt Spaghetti with a Gobble Swimming with the Tuna VEGETABLES Hot Vegetable Bean Dip Herbal Zucchini Combo Broccoli (or Other Vegetable) Soup Escalloped Corn Pudding Terrific Taco Salad MEAT, POULTRY, AND FISH Sweet and Sour Roast Pork "Lite" Beef Stroganoff Oriental Beef and Vegetable Stir-fry Oriental Chicken and Vegetable Stir-fry Chicken and Spanish Rice Chicken Salad Tuscany Chicken Tuscany Turkey Broiled Sesame Fish Dizzy Dill Fish Spicy Baked Salmon FRUITS AND DESSERTS Apple Crisp Jiggling Mold Bran Apple Bars Zucchini Bread Oatmeal-Raisin Cookies Appendix 1. Sodium in Foods Appendix 2. A Week with the DASH Diet Appendix 3. A Comparison of Saturated Fat, Total Fat, Cholesterol, Calories, and Sodium Appendix 4. A Walking Program to Reduce Blood Pressure Glossary Additional Resources Index|
|Responsibility:||Robert Rowan with Constance Schrader.|
Jeff Kane, M.D. author of The Healing Companion I recommend this book highly for people with high blood pressure. Suzanne M. Schweikert, M.D. author of The Pregnant Traveler A refreshingly