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Best practices for a healthy heart : how to stop heart disease before or after it starts

Author: Sarah Samaan
Publisher: New York, NY : Experiment, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book acts as a guide to the "best practices" for optimal heart health, serving as a resource for patients diagnosed with or aiming to prevent heart disease. In it, Dr. Samaan provides advice on diet, supplements and alternative medicine, the effects of caffeine and alcohol, stress management, and more"--
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Genre/Form: Popular Work
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Samaan
ISBN: 9781615190478 1615190473 9781615191475 161519147X
OCLC Number: 712124026
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 367 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: What you need to know and why you should care --
Overweight: what's the big deal? --
The good, the bad, and the ugly: understanding cholesterol and your lipid profile --
Diet: why you really are what you eat --
The truth about the wonder foods --
The evildoers: fact or fiction? --
The battle of the diets --
The big fake-out: the skinny on sweeteners and other food fakes --
Rituals, vices, and addictions, oh my! The truth about caffeine, alcohol, tobacco, and recreational drugs --
Exercise and the active lifestyle --
Mother knows best, are you listening? --
Attitude and stress: don't let it break your heart --
The power of preventive medicine: managing risk, preventing consequences --
Vitamins and minerals for a healthy heart --
Supplements and herbs --
Complementary and alternative medicine: hope, hype, or healing? --
Smart talk about hormones --
Kids have a heart, too.
Responsibility: Sarah Samaan.

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"This book acts as a guide to the "best practices" for optimal heart health, serving as a resource for patients diagnosed with or aiming to prevent heart disease. In it, Dr. Samaan provides advice on diet, supplements and alternative medicine, the effects of caffeine and alcohol, stress management, and more"--

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