Genre : Health & Fitness
Editor : Fair Winds Press
Release : 2015-07-15
ISBN-13 : 9781627887861
Hardcover : 352 Pages


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Get proven, evidence-based strategies from the experts with The Great Cholesterol Myth Plus 100 Recipes. Heart disease is the #1 killer. However, traditional heart disease protocols--with their emphasis on lowering cholesterol--have it all wrong. Emerging science is showing that cholesterol levels are a poor predictor of heart disease and that standard prescriptions for lowering it, such as ineffective low-fat/high-carb diets and serious, side-effect-causing statin drugs, obscure the real causes of heart disease. Even doctors at leading institutions have been misled for years based on creative reporting of research results from pharmaceutical companies intent on supporting the $31-billion-a-year cholesterol-lowering drug industry. The Great Cholesterol Myth Plus 100 Recipes reveals the real culprits of heart disease, including: Inflammation, Fibrinogen, Triglycerides, Homocysteine, Belly fat, Triglyceride to HCL ratios, High glycemic levels, and offers 100 recipies that will help reduce the risk of heart disease. Bestselling health authors Jonny Bowden, Ph.D. and Stephen Sinatra, M.D. give readers a 4-part strategy based on the latest studies and clinical findings for effectively preventing, managing, and reversing heart disease, focusing on diet, exercise, supplements, and stress and anger management. Then enjoy delicious, heart-healthy meals from nutritionist Deirdre Rawlings, Ph.D., N.D. Get proven, evidence-based strategies from the experts with The Great Cholesterol Myth Plus 100 Recipes. MYTHS VS. FACTS Myth: High cholesterol is the cause of heart disease. Fact: Cholesterol is only a minor player in the cascade of inflammation which is a cause of heart disease. Myth: High cholesterol is a predictor of heart attack. Fact: There is no correlation between cholesterol and heart attack. Myth: Lowering cholesterol with statin drugs will prolong your life. Fact: There is no data to show that statins have a significant impact on longevity. Myth: Statin drugs are safe. Fact: Statin drugs can be extremely toxic including causing death. Myth: Statin drugs are useful in men, women and the elderly. Fact: Statin drugs do the best job in middle-aged men with coronary disease. Myth: Statin drugs are useful in middle-aged men with coronary artery disease because of its impact on cholesterol. Fact: Statin drugs reduce inflammation and improve blood viscosity (thinning blood). Statins are extremely helpful in men with low HDL and coronary artery disease. Myth: Saturated fat is dangerous. Fact: Saturated fats are not dangerous. The killer fats are the transfats from partially hydrogenated oils. Myth: The higher the cholesterol, the shorter the lifespan. Fact: Higher cholesterol protects you from gastrointestinal disease, pulmonary disease and hemorrhagic stroke. Myth: A high carbohydrate diet protects you from heart disease. Fact: Simple processed carbs and sugars predispose you to heart disease. Myth: Fat is bad for your health. Fact: Monounsaturated and saturated fats protect you from metabolic syndrome. Sugar is the foe in cardiovascular disease. Myth: There is good (HDL) cholesterol and bad (LDL) cholesterol. Fact: This is over-simplistic. You must fractionate LDL and HDL to assess the components. Myth: Cholesterol causes heart disease. Fact: Cholesterol is only a theory in heart disease and only the small component of LP(a) or "bb shot" LDL predisposes one to oxidation and inflammation.


Genre : Cooking
Editor : Fair Winds Press
Release : 2013-11-01
ISBN-13 : 9781610588836
Hardcover : 224 Pages


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DIVDIVDIVFor decades, low-fat and low-cholesterol diets have been touted as the way to prevent and reverse heart disease. In the groundbreaking book, The Great Cholesterol Myth, Jonny Bowden and Stephen Sinatra debunked that assertion, arguing that fat—often curtailed on traditional low cholesterol “heart-healthy” diets—is not the enemy and may in fact be part of the solution. Now, in The Great Cholesterol Myth Cookbook, the authors and nutrition expert and whole foods chef Deirdre Rawlings, Ph.D., put their findings into action with a detailed meal plan and 100 delicious and nutritious recipes that will prevent and reverse heart disease and give you back the foods you thought were gone forever./divDIV /divDIV- Learn how to live a life free of heart disease without the use of harmful statin drugs./divDIV- Based on the latest studies, discover why sugar (not fat), inflammation, stress, and high-carb diets full of processed foods are the true culprits of heart disease./divDIV- Combat heart disease with 100 mouthwatering recipes designed to satisfy your taste buds, provide key nutrients, and keep your heart healthy./divDIV - Veal Scaloppini Supreme/divDIV- Luscious Lemon Yogurt Cake/divDIV- Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Turkey Burgers/divDIV- Soul Warming Tuna Lasagna/divDIV- Fortifying Flourless Chicken Flapjacks/divDIV- Hearty Mediterranean Frittata/divDIV- Energizing Thai Spice Chicken Salad/divDIV- Gluten-Free Mediterranean Veggie Pizza/divDIV- Protein-Packed Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie/divDIV- Sweet and Spicy Beef or Chicken Stir Fry/divDIV /divDIV /divDIV“Bravo, bravo, bravo! Finally—a cookbook that puts flavor, healthy fats, and sanity back in the kitchen!”/divDIV-Christiane Northrup, M.D., best-selling author, Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause/divDIV /divDIV“What a delight to find that all these ‘forbidden’ foods are exactly what we should be eating to keep our hearts healthy!”/divDIV-Ann Louise Gittleman, Ph.D, C.N.S., best-selling author, The Fat Flush Plan/divDIV /divDIV“You owe it to yourself, your heart, and your family to read this book, but more importantly, follow the program!”/divDIV?Robb Wolf, best-selling author ofThe Paleo Solution/divDIV /divDIV“Take it from the trusted experts in this book, and learn to enjoy the best foods for your heart, mind, and body!”/divDIV-Larry McCleary, M.D., author of Feed Your Brain, Lose Your Belly and The Fracture Cure/divDIV /divDIV“This team is a powerhouse of complementary skills and experience: Johnny Bowden is one of the world's leading authorities on functional foods. Stephen Sinatra is the first voice of metabolic cardiology. Deirdre Rawlings is an inspiring life coach.”/divDIV -Leo Galland, M.D., best-selling author of The Fat Resistance Diet/divDIV /divDIV“[The authors’] conclusions are contrary to conventional medical thinking—and in line with the best research out there! I find myself giving my patients the same message daily. I appreciate begin able to back it up with this well-considered, beautifully written book, which then provides them with recipes that are both practical and delicious. Let them eat fat!”/divDIV-Hyla Cass, M.D., author of 8 Weeks to Vibrant Health/divDIV /divDIV“[The authors’] arguments are based on scientific research published in peer-reviewed journals, which makes them difficult to refute. Tenets such as limit sugar, limit grains, no need to avoid saturated fat, and minimize processed foods, will go a long way in reversing risk factors for heart disease.”/divDIV-Colette Heimowitz, MSc, Vice President of Atkins Nutritionals, Inc./divDIV /divDIV“The dietary recommendations [the authors] make are right on target, and they are going to surprise you.”/divDIV-Jennifer Landa, M.D., chief medical officer of BodyLogicMD, author of The Sex Drive Solution for Women/divDIV /divDIV“You can trust [the authors’] collective wisdom, which tends to go against everything you’ve ever heard from conventional wisdom sources—it’s spot-on! You won’t go wrong heeding the advice they’re sharing. In fact, it very well could save your life!”/divDIV-Jimmy Moore, author of Cholesterol Clarity: What the HDL Is Wrong with My Numbers?/divDIV /divDIV“. . . The Great Cholesterol Myth Cookbook busts unscientific food myths—so you can get back to the joy of eating!”/divDIV-Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D., author of Beat Sugar Addiction Now!/divDIV /divDIV /div/div/div

The Great Cholesterol Myth by Jonny Bowden


Genre : Health & Fitness
Editor : Fair Winds
Release : 2012-11-01
ISBN-13 : 9781592335213
Hardcover : 240 Pages


Available: macOS, Windows, Android, Tablet

Heart disease is the #1 killer. However, traditional heart disease protocols--with their emphasis on lowering cholesterol--have it all wrong. Emerging science is showing that cholesterol levels are a poor predictor of heart disease and that standard prescriptions for lowering it, such as ineffective low-fat/high-carb diets and serious, side-effect-causing statin drugs, obscure the real causes of heart disease. Even doctors at leading institutions have been misled for years based on creative reporting of research results from pharmaceutical companies intent on supporting the $31-billion-a-year cholesterol-lowering drug industry. The Great Cholesterol Myth reveals the real culprits of heart disease, including: - Inflammation - Fibrinogen - Triglycerides - Homocysteine - Belly fat - Triglyceride to HCL ratios - High glycemic levels Bestselling health authors Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., and Stephen Sinatra, M.D. give readers a 4-part strategy based on the latest studies and clinical findings for effectively preventing, managing, and reversing heart disease, focusing on diet, exercise, supplements, and stress and anger management. Get proven, evidence-based strategies from the experts with The Great Cholesterol Myth. MYTHS VS. FACTS Myth–High cholesterol is the cause of heart disease. Fact–Cholesterol is only a minor player in the cascade of inflammation which is a cause of heart disease. Myth–High cholesterol is a predictor of heart attack. Fact–There is no correlation between cholesterol and heart attack. Myth–Lowering cholesterol with statin drugs will prolong your life. Fact–There is no data to show that statins have a significant impact on longevity. Myth–Statin drugs are safe. Fact–Statin drugs can be extremely toxic including causing death. Myth–Statin drugs are useful in men, women and the elderly. Fact–Statin drugs do the best job in middle-aged men with coronary disease. Myth–Statin drugs are useful in middle-aged men with coronary artery disease because of its impact on cholesterol. Fact–Statin drugs reduce inflammation and improve blood viscosity (thinning blood). Statins are extremely helpful in men with low HDL and coronary artery disease. Myth–Saturated fat is dangerous. Fact–Saturated fats are not dangerous. The killer fats are the transfats from partially hydrogenated oils. Myth–The higher the cholesterol, the shorter the lifespan. Fact–Higher cholesterol protects you from gastrointestinal disease, pulmonary disease and hemorrhagic stroke. Myth–A high carbohydrate diet protects you from heart disease. Fact–Simple processed carbs and sugars predispose you to heart disease. Myth–Fat is bad for your health. Fact–Monounsaturated and saturated fats protect you from metabolic syndrome. Sugar is the foe in cardiovascular disease. Myth–There is good (HDL) cholesterol and bad (LDL) cholesterol. Fact–This is over-simplistic. You must fractionate LDL and HDL to assess the components. Myth–Cholesterol causes heart disease. Fact–Cholesterol is only a theory in heart disease and only the small component of LP(a) or “bb shot” LDL predisposes one to oxidation and inflammation.

Reverse Heart Disease Now by Stephen T. Sinatra, M.D.


Genre : Health & Fitness
Editor : Wiley
Release : 2008-01-18
ISBN-13 : 0470228784
Hardcover : 272 Pages


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While most books focus solely on the role of cholesterol in heart disease, Reverse Heart Disease Now draws on new research that points to the surprising other causes. Two leading cardiologists draw on their collective fifty years of clinical cardiology research to show you how to combine the benefits of modern medicine, over-the-counter vitamins and supplements, and simple lifestyle changes to have a healthy heart.

The Great Cholesterol Con by Dr Malcolm Kendrick


Genre : Health & Fitness
Editor : Kings Road Publishing
Release : 2008-07-07
ISBN-13 : 9781843582366
Hardcover : 330 Pages


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Statins are widely prescribed to lower blood cholesterol levels and claim to offer unparalleled protection against heart disease. Believed to be completely safe and capable of preventing a whole series of other conditions, they are the most profitable drug in the history of medicine. In this groundbreaking book, GP Malcolm Kendrick exposes the truth behind the hype. He will change the way we think about cholesterol forever. Rubbishing the diet-heart hypothesis, in which clinical trials 'prove' that high cholesterol causes heart disease and a high-fat diet leads to heart disease, Kendrick lambastes a powerful pharmaceutical industry and unquestioning medical profession, who, he claims, perpetuate the madcap concepts of 'good' and 'bad' cholesterol and cholesterol levels to convince millions of people to unnecessarily spend billions of pounds on statins. Clearly and comprehensively debunking assumptions on what constitute a healthy lifestyle and diet, "The Great Cholesterol Con" is the accessible, indispensable and absorbing case against statins and for a more common-sense approach to heart disease and general wellbeing. No more over-hyped miracle drugs; no more garlic, red wine, anti-oxidants, fruit or vegetables; even a vegetarian diet is rejected in this controversial yet authoritative critique of how we have been mislead over how food and drugs affect our coronary health. Here, for the first time, is the invaluable guide for anyone who though there was a miracle cure for heart disease, "The Great Cholesterol Con" is a fascinating breakthrough that will set dynamite under the whole area.

The Truth About Statins by Barbara H. Roberts


Genre : Health & Fitness
Editor : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2012-04-24
ISBN-13 : 9781451656404
Hardcover : 304 Pages


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COULD STATIN DRUGS ACTUALLY HARM YOU? Despite the rosy picture painted in the ads of a miracle cure for high cholesterol and its attendant heart disease, the reality of taking statins may be far less pretty. Dr. Barbara H. Roberts, director of the Women’s Cardiac Center at the Miriam Hospital in Rhode Island, discusses both the benefits and health risks of these popular drugs in this comprehensive guide that finally reveals the questionable science behind the research studies. This honest, patient-friendly appraisal of the most widely used medications in the world may shock you, but it may also save your life. Offering clear-cut, easy-to-understand information in an easily accessible fashion, Dr. Roberts explains how to take the best possible care of your heart, including: * The keys to maintaining cardiovascular well-being * How to interpret your cholesterol numbers * The frightening adverse effects of popular drugs It is time to take charge of your heart health. Learn the facts behind the hype so that you can make informed decisions on a subject vital to your continued health. If you or someone you love either takes a statin or is considering doing so, you need to read this book. Includes recipes for a delicious and heart-healthy diet, including Wasabi-Roasted Salmon, Pasta with Avocado Sauce, and Lemon-Pineapple Breakfast Muffins.

Cholesterol Down by Janet Bond Brill, Ph.D., R.D., LDN


Genre : Health & Fitness
Editor : Harmony
Release : 2009-01-21
ISBN-13 : 0307494462
Hardcover : 336 Pages


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Take Control of Your Cholesterol— Without Drugs If you are one of the nearly 100 million Americans struggling with high cholesterol, then Dr. Janet Brill offers you a revolutionary new plan for taking control of your health—without the risks of statin drugs. With Dr. Brill’s breakthrough Cholesterol Down Plan, you simply add nine “miracle foods” to your regular diet and thirty minutes of walking to your daily routine. That’s all. This straightforward and easy-to-follow program can lower your LDL (“bad”) cholesterol by as much as 47 percent in just four weeks. Cholesterol Down explains Dr. Brill’s ten-point plan as well as the science behind it. You’ll learn how each miracle food affects LDL cholesterol and how the foods work together for maximum effect, as well as: • How eating whole grains helps reduce LDL cholesterol in your bloodstream • Why antioxidants keep plaque from building up in your arteries • How certain steps change the structure of LDL cholesterol particles (and why it’s best for them to be large and fluffy) • Why walking just thirty minutes a day lowers “bad” cholesterol and cuts dangerous belly fat With everything you need to stay focused on the plan, including a daily checklist, a six-month chart for racking LDL cholesterol changes, tools for assessing your risk level for cardiovascular disease, sample weekly menus, and even heart-healthy recipes, Cholesterol Down is the safe and effective alternative or complement to statin drugs. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Stop Inflammation Now by Richard M. Fleming


Genre : Health & Fitness
Editor : Penguin
Release : 2005
ISBN-13 : 1583332006
Hardcover : 298 Pages


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A groundbreaking new approach to the prevention and treatment of heart disease and related conditions argues that such conditions are directly related to arterial inflammation, identifies twelve triggers of inflammation, and introduces a sensible prevention and treatment plan involving an easy-to-follow diet, exercise, and nutritional supplements. 30,000 first printing.


Genre : Health & Fitness
Editor : Gb Pub
Release : 2009-01
ISBN-13 : 919755538X
Hardcover : 234 Pages


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Ravnskov exposes the myths about fat and cholesterol in this resource.

Cholesterol by Sandra Cabot


Genre : Health & Fitness
Editor : Scb International
Release : 2005
ISBN-13 : 0967398320
Hardcover : 184 Pages


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Presenting a factual medical dissection of what truly causes and contributes to heart disease, and whether cholesterol is as deserving of its reputation as the number one factor, as is commonly believed.