For decades, low-fat and low-cholesterol diets have been touted as the way to prevent and reverse heart disease. In this 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. Learn how to live a life free of heart disease without the use of harmful statin drugs. 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. Combat heart disease with 100 mouthwatering recipes designed to satisfy your taste buds, provide key nutrients, and keep your heart healthy. Recipes included:
Veal Scaloppini Supreme
Luscious Lemon Yogurt Cake
Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Turkey Burgers
Soul Warming Tuna Lasagna
Fortifying Flourless Chicken Flapjacks
Hearty Mediterranean Frittata
Energizing Thai Spice Chicken Salad
Gluten-Free Mediterranean Veggie Pizza
Protein-Packed Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie
Sweet and Spicy Beef or Chicken Stir Fry
Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., C.N.S., a board-certified nutritionist with a master's degree in psychology, is a nationally known expert on nutrition, weight loss, and health. He is the author of several best-selling titles, including The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth, The Most Effective Ways to Live Longer, and The 150 Most Effective Ways to Boost Your Energy. He is the nutrition editor for Pilates Style, a contributing editor for Clean Eating, and a columnist for Better Nutrition. His work has been featured in dozens of national publications (print and online) including The New York Times, Forbes, Time, Oxygen, Marie Claire, Diabetes Focus, US Weekly, Cosmopolitan, Family Circle, Self, Fitness, Allure, Essence, Men's Health, Weight Watchers, Prevention, Woman's World, Fitness, Natural Health, and Shape. He lives in Woodland Hills, CA. Visit www.jonnybowden.com.
Stephen Sinatra, M.D., is a board-certified cardiologist, educator, and author who created the Manchester, CT-based Heart MD Institute (www.heartmdinstitute.com) as an educational platform focused on prevention and proactive lifestyle changes to live a healthier life. He is the author of Reverse Heart Disease Now, The Sinatra Solution, Lower Your Blood Pressure in Eight Weeks, and Heart Sense for Women. He has also contributed to several prestigious peer-reviewed medical journals, including the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Heart Disease, CT Medicine, and the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation.
Deirdre Rawlings, Ph.D., N.D. is a naturopathic doctor, certified nutritionist, sports nutritionist and healthy-cooking coach. She holds a Ph.D. in holistic nutrition and a Master's in herbal medicine. She specializes in fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, digestive challenges, food allergies, and immune rebalancing. She resides in Atlanta, GA. Visit her online at www.foodsforfibromyalgia.com.