Heart Fitness for Life: The Essential Guide for Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease

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In this groundbreaking volume, Dr. Mary McGowan draws on her years of clinical experience in working with real patients to create a proven, livable program for preventing and reversing cardiac disease. Heart Fitness for Life offers a comprehensive and down-to-earth life plan that includes:
* A 20 percent fat diet--which gets results because it is strict enough to make a difference but lenient enough for real people to stick with it
* A selection of delicious and easy low-fat recipes developed by a professional chef--including pizzas, pasta, and desserts
* A detailed investigation into the genetic basis of high blood cholesterol--and what to do about it
* A non-judgmental and supportive approach to cholesterol and blood pressure medications that explains when taking medication is appropriate and even necessary
* An energizing section on making exercise an exciting and fulfilling part of one's life, developed in tandem with an exercise physiologist
* A concrete plan for giving up smoking--that really works!
* An analysis of the connection between stress and heart disease, with tested stress-reduction techniques developed by a psychiatrist
And, at the core of Heart Fitness for Life are the stories of nine patients, ordinary men and women, who took on the challenge of fighting heart disease with Dr. McGowan's program--and who have won extraordinary victories.

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About the Author:


Mary McGowan, M.D., trained in internal medicine at the niversity of Massachusetts Medical Center and in cholesterol metabolism at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She is the Director of the Cholesterol Management Center at the New England Heart Institute in Manchester, New Hampshire.

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This latest addition to the wealth of consumer-health literature focusing on heart disease is distilled from the experience of a veteran in the field. McGowan, director of the Cholesterol Management Center at the New England Heart Institute in Manchester, New Hampshire, seeks to cover all the bases of a heart-healthy lifestyle, particularly for those recovering from heart disease, by discussing diet, exercise, stress relief, smoking, and medications. The information is current, and much is drawn from the work of other experts in the field. By including case studies of many of her patients who were able to turn around their life-threatening diagnoses, McGowan adds human interest and immediacy to the repetition of strictures about the unhealthy American lifestyle. A recommended purchase for those seeking a current, all-inclusive cardiac health book.?Kay Hogan, Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham
Copyright 1997 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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