With The Healthy Heart Cookbook For Dummies, you’llfollow an exciting and delicious food regimen, destined to give youand your heart a boost. Written by James Rippe, a leadingcardiologist and chef, and with over 100 recipes from a cadre ofexpert dietitians and fifty top chefs, you’ll discover someof the secrets to heart health, some common fallacies, and get thelowdown on a few life-saving basics:The risk factors for heart disease—and how to controlthemThe eight key eating habits affecting heart health—including the number of calories, cholesterol and fat, andantioxidant-rich foods you consume“Bad” versus “good”cholesterol—the world of saturated, monosaturated, andpolyunsaturated fatsNature’s gift to health—phytochemicals and whatfoods contain themSmart shopping tips—including common supermarket traps,and how to select produce, meats, seafood, dairy, grains, and fromthe deli counter
You’ll discover what a snap it is to prepare your ownmenu, assemble meals that are nutritious and balanced and also meetevery sort of dietary need (including high blood pressure,diabetes, and food allergies). The book’s rich cornucopia ofrecipes will help you explore the delicious possibilities of everymeal and dish, including:Breakfast and brunch—including Pumpkin CheesecakeMuffins, Peach Scones, and Eggs Benedict with Asparagus and Low-FatHollandaise SauceAppetizers and snacks—including Homemade Dill and CelerySeed Hummus and Chilled Hapa Shrimp Rolls and Thai Citrus DippingSauceSeafood—including Red Snapper with Braised Fennel andSpinach and Seared Scallops in Grilled Eggplant with MangoSaladPoultry and Meat—including Lemon-Grilled Cornish Hens,Healthy Heart Beef Stroganoff, and Herb-Crusted Lamb Loin withBraised Fennel and Fresh MintVegetarian Entrees—including Curried Tofu andVegetable-Stuffed Pitas with Cashews and RaisinsWith sixteen pages of full-color photos, black-and-white how-toillustrations, a summary cheat sheet of need-to-know info, andhumorous cartoons, The Healthy Heart For Dummies Cookbookhelps you build a sensible foundation for overallfitness—beginning with your heart.
Lifestyle Medicine, supported by the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Rippe’s textbook Lifestyle Medicine (CRC Press, 2013) and American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM), is a new national medicine specialty that stresses the use of lifestyle interventions in the treatment and management of disease. Its practitioners effectively manage medical treatments alongside the lifestyle interventions, for example lowering insulin treatment for patients with diabetes, reducing the dose of anti-hypertension medications for people with hypertension, and prescribing certain medical interventions that aid in smoking cessation.
Designed for physicians and other health care workers, Lifestyle Medicine, Second Edition brings together evidence-based research in multiple health-related fields to assist practitioners both in treating disease and promoting good health. Sections cover nutrition and exercise, behavioral psychology, public policy, and management of a range of disorders, including cardiovascular disease, endocrine and metabolic dysfunction, obesity, cancer, immunology and infectious diseases, pulmonary disorders, and many more.
Written in plain English and packed with tons of authoritativeadvice, Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease For Dummiesincludes the most up-to-date information on coronary heart diseaseand its treatment. This resource covers new ways to diagnose andtreat both short- and long-term complications of heart disease, thelatest medications, updated diet and exercise plans, the lowdown onrecognizing the risk factors and warning signs of a heart attack,determining if you have heart disease, distinguishing betweenangina, heart attack, and stroke, and much more.
It is projected that by the year 2020, heart disease will be theleading cause of death throughout the world. As the magnitude ofcardiovascular diseases continue to accelerate globally, thepressing need for increased awareness and a stronger, more focusednational and international response has become more important thanever. Preventing & Reversing Heart Disease For Dummiestackles this vital subject with compassion and authority, outliningthe steps you can take to help ensure you don't become just anotherstatistic.Helps you find the right doctor and handle a managed careplanCovers all thirteen types of heart disease and discusses thekey differences that may determine their progression andtreatmentIllustrates how simple changes in diet may be enough to preventheart diseaseShows how you can reverse some of the effects of heart diseasethrough exercise
If you're suffering from or are at risk of heartdisease—or love someone who is—Preventing &Reversing Heart Disease For Dummies empowers you to takecontrol of heart health and get on a path to a longer, healthierlife.
Fructose, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Sucrose and Health fills a much needed gap in the literature and will serve the reader as the most authoritative resource in the field to date.
The Encyclopedia of Lifestyle Medicine and Health offers thorough coverage of relevant topics and issues in historical and contemporary context, with information on lifestyle habits and practices and their impact on health. These volumes sort out the science behind nightly news reports and magazine cover stories, helping the reader to discern sound, evidence-based advice from that which is merely fad.
The volumes convey the latest research on lifestyle medicine, incorporating content from such areas as health psychology, communication, public policy and health promotion, and disease prevention, among others. Readers are empowered to lead and promote healthier lifestyles after perusing the hundreds of signed, authoritative entries written by leading experts in their respective fields. Accompanying bibliographies and suggested readings provide guidance toward more in-depth resources. This comprehensive reference resource is written accessibly, making it useful for a broad audience, including students and academics in the fields of health, physical education, biology, medicine, nursing and allied health, physical therapy, nutrition, public health, and health communication, as well as for lay readers interested in learning how to lead a healthier lifestyle.
Following an overview of issues related to the prevention and management of obesity, the book discusses:
Energy balance, the metabolic predictors of weight gain, and the role of adipokines, genetics, and the environment on obesity The epidemiology of obesity The identification and evaluation of the overweight patient as a guide to the selection of treatment Nutritional aspects of obesity treatment and management Exercise risks to which the obese patient may be more prone and steps that can be taken to mitigate these risks Behavior modification strategies for the obese patient The definition, assessment, consequences, and treatment of childhood obesity Drugs and surgical options for treatment The implications of public policy on the problem of obesity The significance of intra-abdominal and ectopic fat deposition in endocrine aspects of obesity
Currently, over two thirds of the adult population in the United States is either overweight or obese. With these grim statistics, it is critically important that clinicians from all branches of medicine play an active role in diagnosing and treating obesity and its related conditions. This volume arms clinicians with the information they need to create an appropriate prevention and treatment program for their patients.