Cholesterol: The Essential Guide is the ultimate guide to help you manage your cholesterol levels and reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. Discover what you really need to do to decrease levels of oxidized cholesterol and maintain a healthy cardiovascular system using everyday foods and lifestyle adaptations.
Learn how changing your carbohydrate intake may have more impact than adapting your fat intake, add phytosterols to your diet to reduce cholesterol, or simply follow the therapeutic eating plan for maximum results. Whether you want to know which foods to eat and which to avoid, or learn more about natural alternatives to cholesterol-lowering medication, this book provides the know-how.
This book is an absolute must if you want to learn more about cholesterol – what it is, what it does, how it can go wrong – and how to put it right.
Author: Sara Kirkham
Cholesterol – The Basics
Hypercholesterolaemia and its Effects on Health
How Dietary Fat Affects Cholesterol
A Diet to Lower Cholesterol
Phytosterol Therapy to Lower Cholesterol
Supplements to Lower Cholesterol
Statins and Other Cholesterol Medication
Lifestyle Habits That Affect Your Cholesterol Levels
Sara Kirkham is a nutritionist, lecturer and writer, with published scientific research on blood glucose control. In addition to developing therapeutic diets for nutritional therapy clients, Sara teaches nutrition, physiology and pathology, giving her a fundamental understanding of how the human body works and how it is affected by diet and lifestyle interventions.
With a First Class Honours Degree in Nutritional Medicine and over 20 years’ experience helping people to change their diets for better health, Sara aims to capture all that expertise, information and experience in this book, creating the ultimate guide to help you control your cholesterol levels and improve cardiovascular health.