It's Heartly Fare
Have you been diagnosed with heart disease, or do you need
to watch your cholesterol? Need to know how to improve
your diet so that you can lose weight and live longer?
Heartly Fare, by Timothy S. Harlan,
M.D., is a primer on how to eat healthy. A simple, straightforward
approach to eating well, this is the book that makes sense of fat,
cholesterol and salt.
What are they? Is all fat bad, or are there good kinds
"Bad" Cholesterol and "good"
cholesterol. What's the difference?
- Sodium (salt):
What are healthy levels of
salt in your diet? How can you get the right
- Some really good guys:
A list of some foods that are low in fat, cholesterol
- Some really bad guys:
What to stay away from!
- Fat days:
Some days you don't make all the
right choices. Here's what to do about it.
- Read all labels:
How to read nutrition labels.
- Things you might not know about some foods
What's true and false about what you've heard
about some foods.
- Eating out:
Making healthy choices at restaurants.
- Cooking it yourself:
Changing the way you cook can help you cut down
on fat, cholesterol and salt. Lots of
resources here, including this Web site!
- More food talk
About food groups, the food pyramid, and other
things your doctor might want
you to know about food.