Controlling Cholesterol for Dummies

Controlling Cholesterol for Dummies

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Need to get your cholesterol in check? This easy-to-follow guide is packed with effective solutions for controlling cholesterol levels, from following a low-fat diet to choosing an exercise regimen. You'll discover the difference between "good" and "bad" cholesterol, how to rate your risk of heart disease, and ways to cut cholesterol through prescription medications, vitamins and supplements.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 360 pages
  • 185.42 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 544.31g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • map, index
  • 0764554409
  • 9780764554407

About Carol Ann Rinzler

Carol Ann Rinzler has written more than 20 books on health, including Weight Loss Kit For Dummies. Martin W. Graf, MD, has been a doctor of internal medicine for more than 30 years.show more

Table of contents

Part I Getting up close and personal with cholesterol: explaining what's paining your arteries; looking at cholesterol from both sides; rating your cholesterol risk. Part II Eating your way to lower cholesterol: writing rules for a cholesterol-lowering diet; building a cholesterol-lowering die;. rating the cholesterol-lowering impact of brand-name diets. Part III Leading a cholesterol-lowering lifestyle: tipping the scales; pulling on the leg warmers and feeling the burn; puffing up your cholesterol; the grape, the grains, and your cholesterol. Part IV Cutting cholesterol with nutrients and medicine: vitamins, minerals and other good stuff;. prescribing lower cholesterol; ditching dangerous drugs. Part V The part of tens: ten important cholesterol web sites; ten nutrition web sites; ten cholesterol myths; ten landmarks in cholesterol history; ten foods to avoid; ten foods that help lower cholesterol.show more

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"the authors...know their stuff...the book is a fairly painless way to learn more about subjects you might rather avoid." (Chicago Tribune, December 1, 2002)show more

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