101 Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol: Easy Tips that Allow You to Take Control, Reduce Risk, and Live Longer

101 Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol: Easy Tips that Allow You to Take Control, Reduce Risk, and Live Longer

by Shirley S Archer, David Edelberg

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440513077
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication date: 11/18/2009
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 969,277
File size: 450 KB

About the Author

Shirley S. Archer, JD, MA (Palo Alto, CA) is a health and wellness educator, award-winning author and fitness expert based at Stanford University School of Medicine. She is an internationally recognized presenter, wellness educator, popular speaker, and award-winning author of The Everything Weight Training Book and The Pilates Deck, and coauthor of YMCA Water Fitness for Health, among other books and articles.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Big Picture of Cholesterol Health v

Part I What Is Cholesterol? 1

1 The Basic Breakdown 3

2 Cholesterol and Heart Disease 13

3 Risk Factors 21

Part: II Cholesterol Testing 31

4 Know Your Numbers 33

5 Decoding Test Results 41

6 Diagnostic Tests and Other Markers of Heart Disease 53

Part III Creating a Healthy Lifestyle 61

7 Where to Start 63

8 Changing Your Diet 71

9 Strategies for Healthy Eating 83

Part IV Heart-Healthy Recipes 93

10 Soup, Appetizer, and Side Dish Recipes 95

11 Meat and Poultry Main Dish Recipes 101

12 Fish, Pasta, and Bean Main Dish Recipes 107

13 Bread, Dessert, and Dressing Recipes 113

Part V Weight Management and Exercise 119

14 Manage Your Weight the Healthy Way 121

15 Get Active 129

Part VI Other Ways to Manage Cholesterol 137

16 Stress Management 139

17 Live Smoke-Free 149

18 Drug Therapy 159

Part VII Special Cases 169

19 Diabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome 171

20 Special Groups and High Cholesterol 179

Index 185

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