American Heart Association Eat Less Salt: An Easy Action Plan for Finding and Reducing the Sodium Hidden in Your Diet

American Heart Association Eat Less Salt: An Easy Action Plan for Finding and Reducing the Sodium Hidden in Your Diet

by American Heart Association

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ISBN-13: 9780307888044
Publisher: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale
Publication date: 03/05/2013
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 465,527
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

The mission of the AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Its bestselling library of cookbooks and guides includes American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook, 4th Edition; American Heart Association Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook; The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 8th Edition; American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook, 2nd Edition; and American Heart Association Complete Guide to Women's Heart Health.

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Table of Contents

Preface 8

PART I
SODIUM AND YOUR HEART HEALTH 10
chapter 1: Sodium, Salt, and Our Food Supply 12
chapter 2: Sodium, High Blood Pressure, and Heart Disease 21

PART II
STRATEGIES FOR A LOWER-SODIUM LIFESTYLE 28
chapter 3: Educate Yourself 30
chapter 4: Start with Small Changes 46
chapter 5: Target High-Sodium Foods at Home 60
chapter 6: Identify High-Sodium Foods When Eating Out 80
chapter 7: Stay Focused on Eating Well 89
chapter 8: Plan Ahead with Lower-Sodium Menus 100
chapter 9: Low Sodium for Life 118

PART III
SODIUM SENSE BY FOOD TYPE—WITH RECIPES 128
Breads and Grains 131
Meats 144
Poultry 153
Seafood 165
Soups and Broths 174
Cheese and Other Dairy Products 185
Snacks 193
Sauces, Gravies, Condiments, and Seasonings 206
Salads and Salad Dressings 216
Vegetables and Fruits 227
Breakfast Foods 234
Beverages 242
Desserts and Baking Products 244

PART IV
LOW-SODIUM LIFESTYLE TOOLKIT 253
Daily Sodium Tracker 254
Daily Menu Planner 255
Sodium-Savvy Substitutions 256
Product Comparison Tracker 259
Sodium-Smart Staples 260
Food Groups and Suggested Servings 262
Sodium-Free Flavoring Suggestions 264
Warning Signs of Heart Attack and Stroke 265

Index 266

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a must for anyone looking to live life and enjoy food while limiting their sodium intake. Everywhere we go these days we are surrounded by food packed with sodium. However, for many of us with high blood pressure this can be dangerous, even life threatening. I love to dine out and to cook nutritional meals at home. Chapters on recognizing sodium in restaurant meals and understanding how to choose the best products when shopping are very helpful. I have already made several of the recipes found in this book and they were well received by my family. I would recommend this book for anyone who is trying to live in our high sodium saturated world.