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The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure: How to Lower Your Blood Cholesterol by Up Tp 40 Percent Without Drugs or Deprivation

Kowalski, Robert E; Kattus, Albert A, M.D. (Foreword)

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ISBN 10: 0060161833 / ISBN 13: 9780060161835
Published by Harper & Row, 1989
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Book Description: The 2-million-copy seller and No. 1 New York Times bestseller that put oat bran in America's diet. This revised edition includes four new chapters and new information on cholesterol testing methods. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Ingram When it was first published in 1989, this book took the nation by storm as one of the first sources to offer a proven dietary program for improving heart health. Today the title is ready to win a new audience in a convenient mass market edition. Including four chapters not in the original hardcover, this edition provides clear and easy-to-follow guidelines for lowering cholesterol by raising the amount of whole grains in the diet. --This text refers to the Mass Market Paperback edition. About the Author Robert E. Kowalski a medical journalist for more than thirty-five years, devised this program for his own cholesterol problem when all else failed. He lives in California. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. Bookseller Inventory # 000507

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Title: The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure: How to Lower ...

Publisher: Harper & Row

Publication Date: 1989

Binding: Hardcover

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This book details a clinically proven method that produces reduced cholesterol levels without drugs or deprivation and includes dozens of recipes

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Claiming that the popular cholesterol-reducing diets are severely restrictive, yield unremarkable results or prescribe drugs that produce adverse side effects, Kowalski, a medical journalist who suffers from heart disease, developed a palatable alternative, which, he asserts, reduced the cholesterol level in his bloodstream by 40% in a short period of time. His program combines a modified diet (red meat is allowed in moderation), and daily doses of oat bran and the B-vitamin niacin. Kowalski elucidates the complex terminology of cholesterol and other bloodstream lipids, and aptly demonstrates how oat bran and niacin lower cholesterol and, in turn, that cholesterol lowering can be instrumental in reducing the incidence of heart disease. Roundups of foods least likely to bring about a cholesterol excess, as well as those with special properties that lower cholesterol, are particularly helpful, as are suggestions for substituting oat bran in traditional recipes.
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