||Title: Eating Well, Living Well
Author: Laura P. Svetkey
Publisher: The Penguin Group
Date Published: 1996
Price: $12.95 U.S.
Nearly one in four Americans have high blood pressure, and with it incur a major risk of heart attack, atherosclerosis, kidney failure, and more. Fortunately, there is something you can do to prevent this: nutrition is the safest and least complicated part of a proven strategy to prevent and treat this debilitating disease.
The Sarah W. Stedman Center for Nutritional Studies as top-ranked Duke University Medical Center has pioneered research on the relationship of nutrition and disease, and now offers this succinct, authoritatave, and balanced guide for using nutrition to maintain good health.You'll find simple explanations of how high blood pressure affects your body, and how to determine if you're at risk for the disease. Then you'll learn which nutrients affect your heart and circulatory system, what the best sources are in everyday foods, and ow to make sure that you and your familyare following a healthy diet and getting the most out of it by the way you choose and prepare foods. You'll learn new shopping strategies and cooking ideas (including fifty original recipes), and tips for diet "survival" in restauraunts and away from home.
Hypertension affects women and men of all ages, but now you can help keep your family in good health.