Eating for Lower Cholesterol

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Eating for Lower Cholesterol: A Balanced Approach to Heart Health with Recipes Everyone Will Love

(Da Capo Lifelong, 2005)

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Heart disease is America’s number-one killer. The correlation between high cholesterol levels and heart disease is proven, but the number of people struggling with high cholesterol grows annually. Eating for Lower Cholesterol offers cutting-edge information on cholesterol to help people lower their cholesterol levels and reduce their risk of heart disease. Doctors advise millions of people with high cholesterol, on medications or not, to follow cholesterol-lowering diets. Yet patients often don’t know what cholesterol is, where it comes from, or how to lower it through diet. More than 100 recipes are guaranteed to please everyone, which makes eating for lower cholesterol easier and tastier than ever. This critically acclaimed, user-friendly book is your ticket to a healthy heart.

You’ll also find…

  • An Introduction that clearly explains cholesterol and how it relates to heart disease, what your “numbers” mean, factors that raise cholesterol levels, cholesterol in women and children, and other important issues.
  • A Stay Balanced Scale, designed by a leading nutritionist, to help you take control of your diet without feeling deprived.
  • More than 100 text boxes offer tips on the latest research findings, health claims, shopping, cooking, dining out, meal planning, food products, fast food dangers, and much more practical, essential information.
  • Information about cholesterol in children.
  • Shopping tips, meal planning, fast food dangers, and tons more.


This wonderful guide artfully choreographs explanations of cholesterol-reducing tactics with tasty recipes that all will enjoy. Mehmet Oz, MD, Co-author of the #1 New York Times bestseller, YOU: The Owner’s Manual: An Insider’s Guide that Will Make You Healthier and Younger

Jones and Trujillo offer a rich blend of recipes and reason; what to eat and why. I highly recommend it as a practical, healthy eating guide for the whole family. Malcolm K. Robinson, MD, Director, Metabolic Support Service and the Program for Weight Management, Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

The sound bytes of nutritional medicine are easy-to-read, evidence-based, and up-to-date. No new scientific findings have been missed in this book!…A must-have for anyone interested in healthy eating for lower cholesterol and other nutrition-based disorders, such as hypertension, diabetes, and obesity…A big plus are the nutritional guidelines for children and adolescents, who may also suffer from cholesterol disorders and obesity. This book acknowledges the fact that preventative medicine is the best medicine for young America. Caroline M. Apovian, MD, FACN, Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Director, Nutrition and Weight Management Center, Boston Medical Center

Jones and Trujillo prove that lowering one’s cholesterol does not have to require sacrifice. A bit of focus and these great recipes will do the rest. Bon apptit! Eric Ripert, Chef and Co-owner of Le Bernardin, New York City, Author of BOOKS

An excellent resource for people who need to lower their cholesterol, as well as for people who want to keep their healthy cholesterol levels in check. This book is the perfect collaboration between a world-class chef and a talented dietitian/nutrition educator… Penny Kris-Etherton, PhD, RD, Distinguished Professor of Nutrition, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Penn State University

As a practicing cardiologist for twenty five years…I am always looking for tools to help my patients achieve their cardiac risk factor objectives….Jones and Trujillo successfully intertwine nutritional and scientific information with a robust menu to accomplish the task….I will wholeheartedly recommend this book to my patients. Dennis C. Friedman, MD, FACC, Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Medical Director of Cardiology

Eating for Lower Cholesterol provides a scientifically-based, balanced approach to good nutrition and overall better health. The authors have presented a well-researched guide that provides practical nutrition information on a variety of heart-health topics….This book is a wonderful resource for the entire family and brings back the joy of eating! Kathy McManus, MS, RD, Director, Department of Nutrition, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

In a world where childhood obesity is reaching epic proportions, parents need practical resources to create a healthy home. Whether it’s cutting cholesterol or looking for creative ways to bring back the family meal, Eating for Lower Cholesterol serves up heart-healthy, family-friendly recipes with a side of invaluable, up-to-date nutrition information. It’s a must-have for every parent’s cookbook collection. Lisa Tartamella Kimmel, MS, RD, Co-author, Generation Extra Large: Rescuing Our Children from the Epidemic of Obesity, and Outpatient Nutrition Coordinator, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Finally, a useful resource that bridges the gap between nutrition and practice! A must-have reference for anyone working to improve their health through diet.
 Christina Ferroli, PhD, RD Community Nutritionist, Editor of The Digest, Public Health/Community Nutrition Practice Group

Eating for Lower Cholesterol is so much more than just a cookbook….The introduction is an outstanding explanation of how our diet contributes to heart disease. The recipes are interspersed with tips, hints, and great ideas you won’t want to miss a single one….Fresh herbs, enticing salsas and marinades, new ingredients and familiar ones….I can’t wait to try them all! Susan S. Percival, PhD, Professor, Nutritional Sciences, University of Florida

I recommend this book to everyone – with or without heart disease! So many delicious recipes that are heart healthy! I loved the Stocking a Heart Healthy Pantry section. I plan to use this book as a resource for our cardiac patients.”
 Barbara Courtney, Manager, Cardiac Rehabilitation & EECP Center, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

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