50 Ways to Lower Cholesterol

ISBN-10: 0737305568
ISBN-13: 9780737305562
Authors: Mary P. McGowan
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Binding: Paperback Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education Number of pages: 208 Dimensions: 5.60" wide x 8.30" long x 0.40" tall Weight: 0.550 lbs. Language: English

Table of contents

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
What Is Cholesterol?
Diet
Watch Your Cholesterol Consumption
Be Smart About Carbohydrates
Lower Your Sugar Intake
Maintain Your Ideal Weight
Switch to Whole-Grain Cereal for Breakfast
Cut Back on Cream and Sugar in Your Coffee
Pay Attention to Portion Size
Vary Fruits and Vegetables in Your Diet
Make Those French Fries Healthy
Cut Out Regular Mayonnaise
Eat a Healthy Lunch
Make Sure That Salad Really Is Healthy
Avoid Fast Food
Snack Smart
Dine Out Wisely
Make Healthy Choices at Ethnic Restaurants
Eat More Walnuts
Get More Soy Protein in Your Diet
Increase Your Fiber Intake
Be Cautious with Alcohol
Supplements
Consider Supplements
Talk to Your Doctor About Cholestin
Substitute Benecol and Take Control for Butter and Margarine
Try Basikol or Other Phytosterols
Try Flaxseed
Try Fish Oils
Talk to Your Doctor About Guggulipid
Rethink Garlic and Lecithin
Exercise
Develop an Exercise Program
Condition Your Body
Improve Your Fitness Level
Maintain Your Fitness Level
Be Sure to Warm Up and Cool Down
Be Patient with Yourself!
Quit Smoking
Understand the Effects of Smoking on Cholesterol
Quit Smoking
Try a Smoking Cessation Aid
Medications and Other Treatments
Be Open to the Idea of Medications
Talk to Your Doctor About Questran
Talk to Your Doctor About Colestid
Talk to Your Doctor About WelChol
Talk to Your Doctor About Niaspan
Talk to Your Doctor About Mevacor
Talk to Your Doctor About Zocor
Talk to Your Doctor About Pravachol
Talk to Your Doctor About Lescol
Talk to Your Doctor About Lipitor
Talk to Your Doctor About Lopid
Talk to Your Doctor About Tricor
Don't Give Up Hope--Learn About Medical Procedures and New Drugs
Conclusion
Glossary
Bibliography
Index