The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up: A Breakthrough Medical Plan to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up: A Breakthrough Medical Plan to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease


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THE 30-DAY HEART TUNE-UP takes readers step by step through a revolutionary program to tune up their hearts, energy, waistlines, and sex lives, with 60 delicious recipes to help jump-start a heart-healthy diet.
Cardiovascular disease is the #1 killer of Americans today. But, the good news is that everyone-regardless of size, genetics, gender, or age-can treat arterial plaque and prevent heart attacks and strokes with this book. The keys to the program are shrinking arterial plaque, improving circulation, and strengthening your heartbeat. The tools in this book include heart-healing foods, exercise that strengthens the heart and arteries, stress management, and a customized heart-friendly supplement plan. THE 30-DAY HEART TUNE-UP program is easy, fast, and could even be called sexy. Dr. Masley devotes a chapter to showing how improving heart health enhances sex drive and function in both men and women.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455547111
Publisher: Center Street
Publication date: 04/21/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 199,982
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 5.20(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

STEVEN MASLEY, MD is a Fellow with the American Heart Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians,and with the American College of Nutrition. He has devoted his medical career to the study of heart disease and aging, and has published significant research on these subjects in leading medical journals.

Currently he is the president of the Masley Optimal Health Center in St. Petersburg, Florida, and has a clinical appointment with the University of South Florida.

He is also an instructor of Lasting Leadership with Eckerd College, and has taught at the Center for Leadership with Sykes College of Business at the University of Tampa.

Table of Contents

Foreword Douglas D. Schocken, MD vii

My Promise xi

Part I Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Chapter 1 The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up Breakthrough 3

Chapter 2 Truth and Myths about Cardiovascular Risk Factors 25

Chapter 3 How Young Is Your Heart? 50

Part II The 30-Day Heart Tune-Up 75

Chapter 4 Eat Right for Your Heart 81

Chapter 5 Take Your Heart for a Spin 120

Chapter 6 De-stress Your Heart 169

Chapter 7 Tune Up Your Heart with Revitalizing Foods and Supplements 191

Chapter 8 Sexier You 230

Part III The Eating Plan 257

Chapter 9 Getting Started with the 30-Day Food Plan 259

Chapter 10 60 Heart-Healing Recipes 285

Breakfasts 285

Lunches 290

Snacks 296

Dinners 299

Side Dishes 329

Desserts 338

Sauces and Condiments 343

Acknowledgments 347

Appendices 351

I Body Mass Index Chart 353

II Dr. Masley's Recommended Body Fat Percentage Rates 355

III Calcium Requirements 356

IV Fiber Content of Common Foods (in Grams) 360

Helpful Resources 363

Websites 363

Information Tools 363

Food Sources and Links 364

Exercise Tools 364

Recommended Reading and Information Sources 365

Supplement Companies I Use 367

References 369

Index 377

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