Eater's Choice: A Food Lover's Guide to Lower Cholesterol

Eater's Choice: A Food Lover's Guide to Lower Cholesterol

by Ronald S. Goor Dr., Nancy Goor
     
 

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Fully revised and updated, Eater's Choice recommends a simple method to reduce your risk of heart disease by up to 60 percent. Eater's Choice, a nationwide bestseller, is recommended by doctors and professional dietitians more often than any other book for people who want to lower blood cholesterol and live longer, healthier lives. The cornerstone of the Goor

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Fully revised and updated, Eater's Choice recommends a simple method to reduce your risk of heart disease by up to 60 percent. Eater's Choice, a nationwide bestseller, is recommended by doctors and professional dietitians more often than any other book for people who want to lower blood cholesterol and live longer, healthier lives. The cornerstone of the Goor series, this fully revised edition recommends recent groundbreaking methods to control cardiac risk factors and provides information about the latest cholesterol-lowering drugs. Updated food tables make it easier than ever to choose the right foods for your diet.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Ron Goor, a biochemist who has coordinated cholesterol programs at the National Institutes of Health and the Heart Institute, recommends a calorie-based diet in which ``sat(urated)-fat'' calories account for no more than 10% of the total. The sound advice isn't new, and the charts, graphs, study results and warnings will appeal most to those already converted to low-fat, low-cholesterol eating. Others may be intimidated by the book's intensity. Nancy Goor, who has collaborated on children's books with her husband, contributes low ``sat-fat'' recipes emphasizing fowl, seafood and vegetables. Some recipes have higher sodium levels than seem necessary but, on the whole, these dishes are a welcome addition to the growing body of low-fat, low-cholesterol dishes. Turkey cutlets with artichoke-cream sauce, vegetable souffle with tahini sauce and peanut butter bread will encourage readers to invest energy in healthful cooking. The ``quick'' designation, although used somewhat freely in describing recipes, does include items such as scallops Caribbean, breaded turkey cutlet and mushroom soup that may help readers to resist high-fat, high-cholesterol fast foods. Illustrations. (January 29)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395971031
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/19/1999
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
1,228,355
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.25(d)

Meet the Author

Nancy Goor is the writer of the team. Using humor and a light style, Nancy has created an understandable and encouraging text for both the books and the program. She also developed the more than 320 recipes in the books. These are recipes which the Goors, their family, and guests enjoy all the time. Her recipes, such as Cajun Chicken, Chili Non Carne, and Onion Flat Bread, prove resoundingly that low-fat cooking can be delicious, healthy, and can keep you lean forever. Nancy Goor received a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.F.A. from Boston University.

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