Heart Health: Resources for Heart-Healthy Eating
Many factors affect your chances of developing heart and blood vessel disease. Some of these risk factors can’t be changed (family history, age and gender). Yet, by watching what you eat and maintaining an active lifestyle, you can improve your blood fat levels, control your weight and reduce high blood pressure. Use this resource guide, developed by Preventive Cardiology Registered Dietitians, to give you fresh inspiration for heart-healthy living!
The Road to a Healthy Heart Runs through the Kitchen, by Joe and Bernie Piscatella, Workman Publishing, 2005.
The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 8th Edition, Clarkson Potter, 2010
American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook, 4th Edition, Clarkson Potter, 2011
American Heart Association Quick and Easy Cookbook, 2nd Edition, Clarkson Potter, 2012
The Diabetes and Heart Healthy Cookbook, American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association, 2004.
The Complete Idiots Guide to the Mediterranean Diet, Penguin Publishing, 2010
The New Mediterranean Diet Cookbook, Bantam, 2008
The Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook, American Diabetes Association, 2010
Eat, Drink and Weigh Less, by Mollie Katzen and Walter Willet, Hyperion, 2006.
Eating Well 500 Calorie Dinners, Countryman Press, 2008
How to Cook Everything Vegetarian: Simple Meatless Recipes for Great Food by Mark Bittman and Alan Witschonke, 2007
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Vegan Living by Beverly Lynn Bennett and Ray Sammartano, 2005
Vegetarian Times Complete Cookbook by Vegetarian Times Magazine, 2005
Clean Eating (www.cleaneatingmag.com/)
Cooking Light (www.cookinglight.com)
Eating Well (www.eatingwell.com)
Heart-Healthy Living (www.hearthealthyonline.com/)
Vegetarian Times (www.vegetariantimes.com/)
American Dietetic Association
American Heart Association
American Heart Association recipes
DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) Diet
National Cholesterol Education Program, Live Healthier, Live Longer
National Stroke Association
If you have more questions please contact UW Health at one of the phone numbers listed below.
UW Health West Clinic
UW Health East Clinic
The information provided should not be used during any medical emergency or for the diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A licensed physician should be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions. Call 911 for all medical emergencies. Any duplication or distribution of the information contained herein is strictly prohibited.
Last Updated: 06/08/2012
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