Ultimate Carbohydrate Counter
Author: Annette B Natow
AN ESTIMATED 59 MILLION AMERICANS ARE FOLLOWING A LOW CARBOHYDRATE EATING PLAN. LET THE NUTRITION EXPERTS HELP YOU SORT THROUGH THE CARBS THAT ARE BEST FOR YOU!
Carbs are blamed for everything from obesity and diabetes to heart disease and acne. Before writing them off completely, it's important to know that the kinds of carbs you eat, how much you eat, when you eat them, and what you eat them with, makes a huge difference. Nationally known nutritionists Natow and Heslin show you how to use the low carb trend to your advantage. Inside you'll find:
- How different carbs -- fiber, sugar and starch -- affect your body differently
- How to select a carbohydrate eating plan that is right for you
- The difference between natural sugars and added sugars, how to recognize them, and why your body needs one and not the other
The Ultimate Carbohydrate Counter is your go-to guide to keeping an eye on your carb intake when you shop, eat out, or grab a quick snack.
New interesting book: Slumming or Garb
Author: Rodale Health Books
If you have high cholesterol, you probably understand the importance of improving your overall cholesterol profile. You may know, too, that diet and exercise are vital factors in the cholesterol equation.
What you may not realize is that specific foods and nutritional supplements, along with certain physical activities and other lifestyle factors, have a direct correlation to healthy cholesterol levels. Research proves it! By introducing these natural remedies into your self-care regimen, you may be able to lower your cholesterol wihtout drugs - safely, effectively, and for life.
In this newly revised and updated edition of Cholesterol Cures, you'll disocver what the latest research reveals about familiar remedies such as garlic, oats, and fish oil supplements, as well as more recent finds such as grape see extract, pomegranates, and coenzyme Q10. Even better, you'll learn what current studies have to say about "forbidden foods" like red meats, eggs, and dairy. Were you thinking they'd be gone for good? Think again! You can enjoy them as part of a healthy, cholesterol-friendly diet. Cholesterol Cures shows you how.
Inside you'll find:
Healthy Indulgences - profiles of dietary treats with surprising cholesterol-lowering benefitsThe 500-Food Fat and Cholesterol Counter - to guide you to smart food choicesThe Breakthrough Menu Plan - to help you cut your cholesterol by 30 points in 30 days!
Table of Contents:Foreword ix
Your Cholesterol-Reducing Action Plan
Canola Oil 31
Coenzyme Q[subscript 10] 39
Dark Leafy Greens 49
Fat-Free Milk 62
Fish Oil Supplements 74
Grape Juice 90
Grape Seed Extract 92
Green Tea 94
Lean Meat 97
Low-Fat and Fat-Free Cheeses 101
Meal Frequency 106
Mediterranean Diet 109
Monounsaturated Fat 113
Olive Oil 124
Plant Stanols and Sterols 134
Polyunsaturated Fat 141
Red Wine 148
Smoking Cessation 153
Soy Foods 158
Stress Management 162
Triglyceride Control 166
Vegetarian Diet 175
Weight Loss 181
Whole Grains 185
The Breakthrough Menu Plan
Cut Cholesterol 30 Points in 30 Days 193
The 500-Food Fat and Cholesterol Counter
Choose Foods That Work in Your Favor 227