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Low-Fat, Low Cholesterol Cookbook
By the American Heart Association

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Low-Fat, Low Cholesterol Cookbook
Delicious Recipes to Help Lower Your Cholesterol, 3rd Edition
Large Print Edition
By the American Heart Association
Random House Large Print, 2004
ISBN: 0-375-43365-1
Genre: Cookbook, Health

Reviewed by Rochelle Caviness - October 27, 2004

Getting plenty of exercise and eating a heart healthy diet are two key ingredients of a healthy life style. Both of these ingredients are also important when it comes to lowering your cholesterol levels. Eating a heart healthy, and low fat diet is easy when you discover the plethora of foods that are not only tasty, but good for you too! A wonderful resource, in the form of the Low-Fat, Low Cholesterol Cookbook is available to help you on your quest to find heart healthy foods that you will love and which are quick and easy to prepare.

Created by the American Heart Association, this cookbook includes more than 200 recipes that are easy to prepare and which are accompanied by a per serving nutritional analyses of each dish. This is the third edition of the Low-Fat, Low Cholesterol Cookbook and it includes fifty new recipes that were not included in earlier editions.

In addition to the recipes, this book also includes a non-technical explanation on what cholesterol is and how it can impact your health. Explanations on how cholesterol can harm the heart are also included, as well as a survey of how exercise and dietary changes can impact your blood cholesterol levels and the steps you can, and should take, to lower your blood cholesterol.

The recipes in this cookbook are organized into traditional thematic 'cookbook' categories such as appetizers, soups, salads, seafood, poultry, meats, vegetarian entrees, vegetables, breads, beverages, and deserts. The ingredients used throughout are easy to find items. Suggestions on how to substitute heart healthy alternatives to many of the ingredients that you might normally use, are also offered. Furthermore, meal planning tips, cooking tips, and advice on how to eat healthy when eating out are included.

The large print edition of this book meets the standards for large print books as specified by N.A.V.H. (The National Association for Visually Handicapped). This cookbook is ideal for use by both individuals with low vision as well as anyone who simply prefers to read large print books. Some of the recipes that you'll find in this practical cookbook include: One of the nicest things about this cookbook is that the recipes are perfect for every member of the family - no matter what their cholesterol level. These recipes will enable you to prepare low-fat, heart healthy meals for your entire family - and they'll never know that they are 'eating healthy' unless you tell them!

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