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Low-Cholesterol Cookbook For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-7645-7160-2
384 pages
November 2004
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Cook and eat your way to a healthier heart!

Now you really can eat to your heart's content with this easy cookbook and guide. From breakfasts to dinners, from super starters to "legal" desserts, you'll find a mouthwatering assortment of tasty and satisfying low-cholesterol recipes you -- and your family and friends -- will love. With advice on choosing the right foods, low-cholesterol cooking techniques, and more, this book helps make heart-healthy eating a snap.

Discover how to
* Shop for the best food and ingredients for low-cholesterol cooking
* Adapt your favorite recipes to fit your needs
* Make heart-smart choices from restaurant and takeout menus
* Tell the difference between "good" foods and "bad" foods
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Starting Out Right to Control Your Cholesterol.

Chapter 1: Conquering Cholesterol Is Easier (and More Pleasant) Than You Think.

Chapter 2: Favorite Foods for Controlling Cholesterol.

Chapter 3: Looking at Those Foods You’ve Been Warned About.

Chapter 4: Controlling Cholesterol When Eating Out.

Chapter 5: Gearing Up for Healthy Cooking.

Part II: Mastering the Beneficial Breakfast.

Chapter 6: Greeting the Morning with Healthy Carbs.

Chapter 7: Starting Your Day with Protein.

Chapter 8: Having Breakfast in a Jiffy.

Part III: Making Your Day with Heart-Healthy Starters.

Chapter 9: Preparing Soup, Simple and Hearty.

Chapter 10: Super Salads for Everyday Meals.

Chapter 11: Mouth-Watering Morsels for Special Occasions.

Part IV: Having Your Poultry, Fish, and Meat.

Chapter 12: Flocking to Chicken and Turkey: New Ways to Prepare Old Favorites.

Chapter 13: Serving Up Great-Tasting Seafood.

Chapter 14: Managing Meats in a Healthy Diet.

Part V: A Harvest of Cholesterol-Controlling Veggies, Beans, and Grains.

Chapter 15: Welcoming Heart-Friendly Veggies into Your Kitchen.

Chapter 16: Betting on Beans and Other Legumes for Lower Cholesterol.

Chapter 17: Quality Grains for Your Heart’s Sake.

Part VI: Savory Accompaniments and Sweet Finishes.

Chapter 18: Sparking Flavors with Seasonings and Sauces.

Chapter 19: Dishing Up Fruit for Dessert.

Chapter 20: Baked Goods that Keep the Heart Ticking.

Part VII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Beverages That Say, “Here’s to Your Health!”.

Chapter 22: Ten Ways to Trim Your Food Bill.

Appendix: Metric Conversion Guide.

Index.

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Author Information

Molly Siple, MS, RD, is the author of Healing Foods For Dummies and a columnist for Natural Health magazine. She is an adjunct instructor at Southern California School of Culinary Arts.

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