Understanding Your Cholesterol

Understanding Your Cholesterol

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This work sets out to articulate a major source of public health for health professionals by focusing on the relationship between dietary components and cholesterol levels. The book also discusses other risk factors in the development of arteriosclerosis and refers to established research throughout. The book covers the positive and the negative aspects of cholesterol, offers detailed advice on the merits of fish oil and oat bran as healthy diet foods, suggests good shopping habits for feeding children and includes a section on additional sources of information.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 111 pages
  • 146.05 x 215.9 x 12.7mm | 204.12g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • glossary, references
  • 0127690352
  • 9780127690353

Table of contents

Cholesterol friend or foe; the good and bad cholesterol; the incriminating evidence; detection; therapy - diet or drug; fish oil and arteriosclerosis; oat bran - a magic cure?; exercise and cholesterol; creating a healthy diet; shopping smart for the heart; children and cholesterol; what does cholesterol do for you?
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