Your Cholesterol Matters: What Your Numbers Mean and How You Can Improve Them

Your Cholesterol Matters: What Your Numbers Mean and How You Can Improve Them

by Richard Furman MD, FACS

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800728052
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/03/2017
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 384,580
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Richard Furman, MD, FACS, spent over thirty years as a vascular surgeon. Furman is past president of the North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, past president of the North Carolina Surgical Society, and a two-term governor of the American College of Surgeons. He is cofounder of World Medical Mission, the medical arm of Samaritan's Purse, and is a member of the board of Samaritan's Purse. He lives in Boone, North Carolina.

Table of Contents

Preface 7

Introduction 11

Part 1 Taking Charge

1 Cholesterol Matters 27

2 Three Lifestyles That Will Change Your Life 39

Part 2 Lifestyle 1: Weight Control

3 Losing Weight and Keeping It Off 53

4 Reaching Your Ideal Weight 67

5 Simple Steps for Losing Weight 71

Part 3 Lifestyle 2: Food

6 Fats to Never Eat 83

7 Foods to Avoid at Each Meal 97

8 The Good Food Platform 111

9 Cancer-Causing Foods 119

Part 4 Lifestyle 3: Exercise

10 The Importance of Exercise 125

11 The Best Prescription You Can Fill 131

12 Building a Stronger Heart 137

Conclusion 143

Epilogue 153

Medical References 159

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