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The latest addition to the bestselling AHA library, this book is chock-full of tips on cooking, shopping, snacking, and preparing and customizing favorite foods, this fact-filled guide makes it easy to keep fat (especially saturated fat) and cholesterol under control--a boon for healthier hearts and trimmer waistlines. 25 line drawings.
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Heart disease poses the greatest health threat that women in the United States face: One in every three women will die from it each year. But that doesn't have to be the case. Heart disease is not an inevitable part of growing older. In fact, if you reach the age of 50 without developing the major risk factors for heart disease, you can live your entire life without it, and your chances of dying from it decrease from 50 percent to a strikingly low 8 percent. The key to preventing heart disease is embracing a heart-healthy lifestyle--and the sooner, the better. In this groundbreaking book, the American Heart Association shows you how even the smallest changes can make a big difference over time to protect the health of your heart. The Complete Guide to Women's Heart Health explains how gradual and sustainable shifts in your routine, such as using just a little more than one percent of your time each week to exercise or losing just 10 percent of your body weight, can have a far-reaching impact on your health. With specific pointers on diet, exercise, and health care, this book shows you how to get past the common obstacles as well as how to make taking care of your heart easy and attainable for the busy life you lead, at every age. In chapters targeted for every decade of a woman's life from her 20s to her 70s and beyond, the American Heart Association gives women age-appropriate advice on healthy lifestyle choices and heart-health care. Additional information addressing issues of special interest to women and how those issues affect the heart include: · Smoking· Pregnancy· Menopause and hormone therapy· Aging· Diabetes and other health conditions With the latest guidelines on prevention, suggestions on how to work with your healthcare providers to maintain and improve your vitality, details on screening technologies, and facts about common diagnoses and treatment options, this book is the ultimate resource to help you--and all the women in your life--fight heart disease.From the Hardcover edition.
This all-new health guide from the American Heart Association, the most trusted source on cardiovascular health, makes living a low-sodium lifestyle more achievable than ever before. Given the association's recommendation that Americans should reduce their daily sodium intake by half to 1,500 milligrams, going low-sodium can seem daunting at best, but this user-friendly book makes it both possible and practical. With up-to-date health information, real-life strategies, and 60 low-sodium recipes for popular high-sodium foods, American Heart Association Eat Less Salt provides a complete toolkit for adopting a low-sodium lifestyle one step at a time.Everyone can benefit from eating less salt: Millions of Americans (including 97 percent of children) consume far more sodium than they need, averaging about 3,400 milligrams of sodium a day, or seven times what the body needs to function. Current statistics say that nine out of ten Americans will develop high blood pressure at some time in their lives. The higher the sodium intake, the greater the risk for high blood pressure and its potentially deadly effects, including heart attack and stroke. To address that risk, here is guidance on how to cut back on sodium and make the lifestyle adjustments that can prevent or reduce high blood pressure. In American Heart Association Eat Less Salt, you will find realistic strategies and approaches for achieving your low-sodium goals. Features include:-An action plan for small incremental changes-Easy-to-understand charts for targeting high-sodium foods both at home and when eating out-Tips for staying focused on eating well-Information on deciphering food labels-60 recipes for low-sodium favorites. American Heart Association Eat Less Salt shows you how to gradually reduce your dietary sodium without feeling deprived.
If you're like most people, your life is so hectic that it's hard to imagine squeezing in time for daily exercise. The good news is that you can get fit without an expensive gym membership or rigorous workout schedule. New research proves that you can "sneak up" on fitness by grabbing a little time here and there throughout the day so you total at least thirty minutes of moderate activity on most days. The American Heart Association's Fitting in Fitness guide will show you how to work spurts of activity into the way you live right now. Those few minutes can add up to huge rewards, including a stronger heart and bones, higher energy levels, better weight control, and more.You'll find hundreds of tips for fitting in fitness in this easy-to-use, inspiring guide. You'll even learn how to bring your kids into the act and have a lifestyle program that works for all of you.From the Paperback edition.
A HEALTH COOKBOOK FOR WOMEN BY WOMENThe American Heart Association's Go Red For Women social initiative has inspired hundreds of thousands of women to eat nutritiously, exercise regularly, and maintain a healthy weight. Now the iconic "red dress" can be your kitchen companion all year long, with 200 recipes to help you take charge of your health. By cooking wholesome meals at home, you can easily and significantly reduce your risk of heart disease, which takes the lives of more women each year than all forms of cancer combined. The Go Red For Women Cookbook helps you stick to your health goals with recipes for guilt-free drinks, appetizers, dinners, and desserts for gatherings with friends and breakfasts on the go, brown-bag lunches, and snacks for the whole family. Recipes include: · Vegetable-Shrimp Spring Rolls with Honey-Jalapeño Sauce · Chipotle Tomato Soup · Spinach Salad with Apples and Caramelized Radishes · Kale Salad with Sweet Citrus Dressing · Lime-Basil Tilapia · Jerk Chicken with Mango-Avocado Salsa · Portobello Ragout with Sun-Dried Tomato Polenta · Garlicky Greek Salad Pizza · Sangría-Style Punch · Lemon Mini Cheesecakes · Red Velvet Cake Pops A necessary primer on good nutrition, weight control, and smart grocery shopping as well as how to live and enjoy a healthy lifestyle while helping to prevent heart disease, The Go Red For Women Cookbook makes it easy for you to adopt healthy eating habits.From the Hardcover edition.
Start with healthy ingredients and take delicious meals out of your slow cooker any night of the week. The slow cooker, America's favorite kitchen appliance, has become increasingly versatile and sophisticated, and now it can support a heart-smart diet, too. Under the spell of its low heat, lean meats, whole grains, legumes, vegetables, and fruits transform into succulent meals. From appetizers to desserts and everything in between, the 200 recipes in American Heart Association Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook will surprise you with their variety and depth of flavor. Braised Curry-Rubbed Chicken slow cooks among Middle Eastern spices, including ginger, cumin, cinnamon, and curry, in a pool of citrus juice and honey. Cioppino with White Wine features a saucy tomato base that simmers until scallops, mussels, and bite-size pieces of mild fish are added to finish this hearty fish stew. Vegetables, beans, and beef stew together to make for a mouthwatering rustic Country Cassoulet, and chopped zucchini, tomato, and basil along with bulgur and provolone cheese are packed into Italian Artichoke-Stuffed Bell Peppers that cook until tender. With some easy planning before or after the slow cooking, such as browning meats or boiling water for pasta, you'll have tasty meals chock full of good nutrition on your kitchen table night after night.This cookbook also includes nineteen full-color photographs as well as information on the benefits of slow cooking and how a slow cooker can help you eat well. The best way to ensure good food comes out of your cooker is to put only good-for-you ingredients into it, and with American Heart Association Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook, you'll learn how much your slow cooker can do for you while you're enjoying a healthy lifestyle.
Eating well is essential to living well. This becomes ever more apparent as scientists continue to unravel the connection between the food we eat and our health. Choosing healthful food can be complicated, however, especially in a world of fad diets and conflicting reports. This third edition of the American Heart Association low-fat, low-cholesterol cookbook helps you sort through the confusion and gives you information you can trust--plus recipes you will love. Taste and variety abound in this collection of good-for-you recipes. From Smoked Salmon Dip with Cucumber and Herbs to Chocolate Custard Cake with Raspberries, the American Heart Association low-fat, low-cholesterol cookbook offers more than 200 easy-to-prepare dishes--including 50 exciting new recipes. The accompanying nutritional analyses will help you create meals that are sensible, healthful, and absolutely delicious. This bestselling volume is also an invaluable resource for information on heart health. The completely revised text gives you an updated perspective on how diet and exercise contribute to your well-being. It explains how cholesterol affects the body, offers critical facts about good and bad cholesterol, provides tips for preparing heart-healthy foods, and much more. Discover how easy it is to avoid excess saturated fat and cholesterol while enjoying mouthwatering foods. With this book in your kitchen, you can take charge of your diet and love every bite along the way.
Whether you have heart-health problems now or want to avoid having them in the future, keeping your sodium intake low is one of the best ways to help your heart. In this revised and expanded fourth edition of the American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook, the association shows that a low-sodium diet can be not only good for your health but also full of flavor. Including everything from appetizers and soups to entrées and desserts, American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook, 4th Edition, offers more than 200 delicious low-sodium recipes--more than 50 of them brand-new to this edition. Whether you are in the mood for a beloved classic or a new favorite, you will find just the dish to please your palate. Looking for a less salty snack? Try Baked Veggie Chips served with Hot and Smoky Chipotle-Garlic Dip. Craving something hearty and full of flavor? Slow-Cooker Moroccan Chicken with Orange Couscous is an ideal low-sodium fix-it-and-forget-it meal. For a Sunday-night family dinner, try Three-Cheese Lasagna with Swiss Chard. And for your sweet tooth? Whip up Peach and Blueberry Cobbler or Rice Pudding with Caramelized Bananas for a special treat. With this book in hand, you'll be armed with nutrition numbers for every recipe and the latest American Heart Association dietary information, as well as the how-tos for avoiding hidden sodium, shopping smart, and using healthy cooking techniques. You'll also find useful resources such as a sodium tracker, a no-sodium seasoning guide, a list of common high-sodium foods, ingredient substitutions, and serving suggestions for each of the food groups.From the Hardcover edition.
The American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook: A Complete Guide to Reducing Sodium and Fat in Your Dietby American Heart Association
Dedicated to healthy eating, the American Heart Association has always provided readers with delicious ways to reduce their sodium intake- without sacrificing taste. Now it offers a completely revised and updated edition of the must-have cookbook for anyone trying to decrease the salt in his or her diet. Encompassing everything from appetizers and soups to entrees and desserts, this is a wonderful collection of more two hundred may start with Hot and Smoky Chipolte-Garlic Dip, move on to Grilled Pork Medallions with Apple Cider Sauce or maybe the Cajun Snapper, and finish with a decadent-tasting Denver Chocolate Pudding Cake. Each of the mouth-watering dishes, including fifty brand-new ones, includes a nutrient analysis. The book also provides the latest dietary information and tips on substituting ingredients, avoiding hidden sodium, and dining out while sticking to your low-sodium plan. It shows you how to accomplish your goals-and proves how stylish and flavorful eating heart-healthy can be!
By now, you've heard of (and maybe tried) them all: the low-carb diet, the grapefruit diet, the miracle diet . . . the list goes on and on. Fad diets may promise a quick fix, but few deliver lasting results. If you're like millions of other Americans, you're still struggling to lose weight and get in shape--without harming your long-term health in the process. It's time to leave behind the one-size-fits-all approach to dieting. Now, the American Heart Association, the nation's most trusted authority on heart-healthy living, introduces its first-ever comprehensive weight-loss book. No-Fad Diet helps you create a personalized plan to lose weight in a healthful way. After a simple assessment of your current habits, you choose the eating and exercise strategies that best fit your needs. You'll learn how to set realistic goals, eat well to lose extra pounds safely, and add physical activity to keep the weight off for good.This book offers more than 190 delicious, all-new recipes, including Cream of Triple-Mushroom Soup, Tilapia Cham-pignon, Chicken Pot Pie, Pumpkin-Cranberry Pancakes, and Vanilla Soufflé with Brandy-Plum Sauce. You'll also find two weeks of sample menus, guidelines for meal planning, useful tips on dining out and food shopping, and sound advice for staying on track to reach your target weight. If you're fed up with fads and want a diet that can provide a lifetime of effective weight control, No-Fad Diet is the book for you.Tired of losing weight and gaining it back?Sick of fad diets and gimmicks?Frustrated by crazy food restrictions?Try the No-Fad Diet What's the only effective way to lose weight and keep it off? It's simple: Calories in must be less than calories out. But since the factors that contribute to this not-so-magic formula are different for everyone, a one-size diet plan does not fit all. The No-Fad Diet includes:*Tips on turning negative thinking into positive rewards*Simple quizzes to find the approach that's best for you*Diary pages to record and monitor your eating and activity habits *Strategies to reduce calories and increase your activity levels*Guidelines to help you prepare your own nutritious meals *More than 190 delicious and healthful recipes *Techniques to maintain your momentumThe weight-loss strategies in this book are based on reliable scientific research and are backed by respected medical professionals. The American Heart Association has the information you can trust.Also available as a Random House Large Print EditionFrom the Hardcover edition.
Convenience and eating healthfully can go hand in hand, and with the American Heart Association Quick & Easy Cookbook, 2nd Edition, you can spend less time in the kitchen and still achieve great results at the table. This revised and expanded edition of the classic cookbook includes more than 200 speedy dishes, of which 60 are brand new. Prep and cooking times are provided for all recipes, so you'll know how much time you'll need in the kitchen. And rest assured, no dish takes longer than 20 minutes to prepare, and many recipes can be made in 30 minutes from start to finish. In fewer than 10 minutes, you can start your day with Confetti Scrambler or Mandarin Breakfast Parfaits. No one will guess you whipped up dinner in 20 minutes when you serve Chicken with Tarragon Oil, Baked Tilapia with Pineapple Reduction, or Beef Tenderloin on Herbed White Beans. When meals are this simple and good for you, even appetizers, snacks, sides, and desserts can be on the docket. You'll find recipes for Homemade Corn Tortilla Chips, Edamame Salsa, Warm Chicken and Papaya Salad, Citrus Kale with Dried Cranberries, Chocolate-Banana Mini Cupcakes, Grilled Peaches with Almond Liqueur, and much more! Make the most of your time in the kitchen and in the grocery store with helpful tools such as: · Meal-planning strategies, including a sample dinner plan and a chart template to customize your own meals week-by-week· Guidelines for maximizing nutritious foods and minimizing nutrient-poor foods· Shopping strategies, including lists of health-smart staples· Tips on organizing your kitchen for the greatest efficiency· Quick-cooking techniques and short prep tricksWith this new edition of one of the American Heart Association's first and most popular cookbooks, you'll have a resource right at your fingertips for making your own quick and easy meals that will offer you fast, healthy food.
American Heart Association to Your Health: A Guide to Heart-Smart Living / American Heart Associationby American Heart Association
Whether you're a couch potato, diet dropout, or heavy smoker, it's hard to change old habits. But with this step-by-step guide, you can do it! You'll learn how to set realistic goals and follow through on them, plus stick to your new healthful habits. Stories of how other real people overcame the same hurdles will motivate you. * Find physical activities that are fun for you. Reward yourself in healthful ways for your fitness achievements. * Create a personalized eating plan that you can really live with *Learn how to identify your most common smoking triggers. Discover ways to beat those urges and kick the habit for good. * Find out how to get reliable information and become proactive about your health. This friendly little book is filled with tips and can help you change for the better. You'll take charge of your health and celebrate again and again. To your Health!
When the American Heart Association, the country's most-trusted authority on heart-healthy living, published the first edition of its cookbook twenty-five years ago, it could hardly have predicted that the book would become a runaway bestseller and set the standard for healthful and delicious eating. To celebrate the book's silver anniversary, the AHA has completely updated and revised this jewel of its renowned cookbook library. This latest edition is a must-have for every chef who wants tasty, good-for-you recipes in step with how we eat today. Each of the more than 600 recipes--including over 150 that are brand-new--has been kitchen-tested for high flavor and ease of preparation. Dishes such as Risotto with Broccoli and Leeks, Grilled Tuna with Pineapple-Nectarine Salsa, and Minted Cantaloupe Soup with Fresh Lime prove that healthful food doesn't have to be boring, spartan, or old-fashioned. Here you'll find recipes for the hottest trends in cooking, from wrap sandwiches and pesto to vegetarian entrées and ethnic cuisines. If you're a chef on the go, you'll appreciate the many recipes that will help you put a meal on the table in a flash--from quick-and-easy offerings and twofer recipes that let you have delicious planned-overs for later in the work week to one-dish meals and microwave recipes. The handy menus will help you mix and match recipes not only for weekday dining but also for the perfect holiday meal, party, or other special occasion. And with the AHA's suggestions, you can turn treasured family favorites into heart-healthy classics. You'll also read the latest on how what you eat can affect your health. In addition to the AHA's dietary guidelines and recommendations, you'll find discussions about the importance of fiber, folic acid, and eating a variety of foods. Each kitchen-tested recipe is accompanied by a complete nutritional breakdown, including total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, calories, fiber, and more, so it's easy to work any of the recipes into any eating plan. The New American Heart Association Cookbook will be the basic cookbook you'll find yourself reaching for again and again. The American Heart Association is the nation's most-trusted authority on heart-healthy living and diet. Its best-selling library of cookbooks includes:American Heart Association Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook, Second EditionAmerican Heart Association Low-Salt CookbookAmerican Heart Association Quick & Easy CookbookAmerican Heart Association Around the World CookbookAmerican Heart Association Kids' CookbookFrom the Hardcover edition.
Since the American Heart Association published its first cookbook in 1973, dozens of health and diet trends have come and gone. Throughout this time, the Association, the foremost authority on heart health, has set the standard for nutritious eating. With millions of copies already in print, the Association's flagship cookbook, The New American Heart Association Cookbook, is back--and better than ever. In today's climate of confusing and often contradictory dietary trends, the American Heart Association once again rises above the fray and presents credible, easy-to-understand information about maintaining a healthy heart--and delicious recipes that make it simple to follow that advice at every meal. The more than 600 recipes, including 150 new ones, follow the American Heart Association's guidelines for healthy eating and make The New American Heart Association Cookbook, Seventh Edition a welcome addition to the cookbook world. Whether you crave classic family favorites, ethnic dishes, vegetarian entrées, or the most varied, cutting-edge recipes, you'll find plenty of options. Orange Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Greek-Style Beef Skillet Supper, and Grilled Vegetable Pizza with Herbs and Cheese are just a few examples of the up-to-date, exciting, and flavorful choices inside.The New American Heart Association Cookbook, Seventh Edition can even help with menu planning, holiday cooking, and shopping for healthful ingredients. With the latest information about the connection between good food and good health, emphasizing variety, balance, and common sense, The New American Heart Association Cookbook, Seventh Edition is the ultimate healthy-heart cookbook.From the Hardcover edition.
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