In "Love Your Cholesterol," Dr Robert Buist re-examines the universal phobia about high cholesterol and saturated fat. He shines a spotlight on our changing food supply which now favors an increase in consumption of polyunsaturated seed oils and refined carbohydrates/sugars against a scarcity of anti-inflammatory compounds, antioxidants and other important phytonutrients.
A no-nonsense guide explains how women can feel good about their appearances and themselves while debunking society's message that outward appearances matter more than accomplishment. Original. 20,000 first printing.
Filled with healthy habits to help you take charge of your life with wit, energy, and confidence, this inspiring guide will show you how to look, feel, and be your best in a busy, fast-paced world. Warm, engaging, and user-friendly, this powerful, practical guide to aging gracefully will be an indispensable resource for anyone looking to live their best life. Featuring more than a hundred easy-to-adopt "small steps" -- the foundation for ingrained habits that will yield longer, happier, and healthier years - this book will help enrich your life, from health and fitness to style, work and relationships. From checking in with your doctors to changing your fitness routine, cooling hot flashes, tackling social media and updating your wardrobe, transformation really does begin with one step - and Grufferman provides an easy formula for making and breaking the right habits. Packed with expert tips, myth busters, checklists, real-life anecdotes, and sage wisdom, this book offers a new approach to life after 40 that will inspire, rejuvenate, and energize. Winner of the Excel Book Award for General Excellence by the Association of Media & Publishing
Today, the diet of children has gone from basically fresh whole food to over-processed, grease-soaked, chemical-driven, sugar and salt-filled and nutritionally questionable dietary choices. Coupled with a sedentary lifestyle, your precious children are now facing a whole new set of lifestyle and diet related diseases such as diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure and heart disease, all unrelated to germs. You need to inculcate healthy eating habits and lifestyle to your children during their formative years, as diseases develop, it doesn't start overnight. Prevention is about taking steps while your children are healthy and not until they are faced with a crisis. Health is like money, we will never have a true idea of its value until we lose it. In easy to understand language, this book addresses the need for parents to make changes to their children's lifestyle and diet while they are young in order to fight diet related diseases; if you want to raise disease free children.
What is all the big fuss about high cholesterol? The big concern: Excess cholesterol in the blood is a major risk factor for heart attack and stroke in America. If this is you: LDL cholesterol is above 3.36, HDL is less than 1.16, and your Total Cholesterol to HDL ratio is over 4.4 mmol/L, you need to urgently bring down these numbers. You are in control. Do not wait for symptoms to appear. In 50 percent of deaths from a heart attack, sudden death was the very first symptom. We have the knowledge to prevent a tremendous amount of death, disability and suffering right now if we are wise enough to apply it. Visit the cardiac ward of any hospital and you will understand what I mean. In this book, you will discover seven keys in simple and concise language to help lower your cholesterol to a healthy level.