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Don't eat your heart out cookbook

Author: Joseph C Piscatella; Bernie Piscatella
Publisher: New York : Workman Pub., 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., Completely rev. and updatedView all editions and formats
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This book is a cardiac patient's step-by-step guide to cooking and eating in the real world. It explains how to lower cholesterol, cut fat, reduce salt and sugar, and still eat tasty food. It shows you how to adapt everyday recipes for healthy eating. With this book, you can learn to change your eating habits permanently. You will also learn how to lose weight and keep it off, how to read the new food labels, how to
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Genre/Form: Recipes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph C Piscatella; Bernie Piscatella
ISBN: 1563055589 9781563055584
OCLC Number: 30915689
Description: xxxviii, 664 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part one : Understanding heart disease. The heart and the coronary arteries --
What is coronary heart disease? --
Cardiac risk factors --
Can coronary heart disease be reversed? --
Understanding cholesterol --
Part two : Diet is a cardiac risk factor. The American diet may be hazardous to your health --
Too much dietary fat --
Not enough complex carbohydrates and fiber --
Too much salt --
Too much sugar --
Part three : Preparing for dietary change. The basic principles --
Moderation and balance --
Meal planning and creative substitution --
Part four : Seven steps to change your dietary habits once and for all. Step 1 : Determine your personal fat budget --
Step 2 : Learn to read food labels --
Step 3 : Change the focus of your meals --
How to reduce butterfat --
How to reduce table fats, oils and salad dressings --
How to reduce salt --
How to reduce sugar --
Step 4 : How to handle eating in a restaurant --
Step 5 : How to modify your own recipes --
Step 6 : Exercise to change your diet --
Step 7 : Develop a sense of perspective --
Cookbook. Nutritional analyses --
Table of substitutions --
Herbs and seasonings --
Appetizers --
Beverages --
Breads --
Soups and broths --
Sandwiches --
Egg dishes --
Salads --
Salad dressings, sauces, and condiments --
Rice, beans, and other grains --
Vegetables --
Pasta --
Seafood --
Poultry --
Meat --
Desserts.
Responsibility: by Joseph C. Piscatella ; recipes by Bernie Piscatella.
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Abstract:

This book is a cardiac patient's step-by-step guide to cooking and eating in the real world. It explains how to lower cholesterol, cut fat, reduce salt and sugar, and still eat tasty food. It shows you how to adapt everyday recipes for healthy eating. With this book, you can learn to change your eating habits permanently. You will also learn how to lose weight and keep it off, how to read the new food labels, how to eat smart in restaurants, and more. The present revision is a major one. It applies the most current information on diet and cardiovascular health, and it provides a method of dietary change that is both realistic and effective. - Publisher.

Gathers recipes that are low in cholesterol, salt, fat, and sugar, and suitable for people who have had or want to avoid heart problems.

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