JANET BRILL, PhD., RD, LDN, is a nationally recognized expert in cardiovascular disease prevention and the author of Cholesterol Down and Prevent a Second Heart Attack, and she has been a nutritionist in private practice for many years.
"Brill does a good job of explaining that hypertension is a silent
killer that hurts blood vessels without pain or symptoms and then
causes huge problems, such as stroke, kidney failure, and heart
attacks... Overall, anyone who wants to try nondrug approaches to
lowering blood pressure can find much useful, potentially
lifesaving information in this guide book."
--Booklist "What sets this 10-step plan apart is the simple way [Janet Bond Brill] lays it out for the readers....The steps and the implementation are presented so that readers can easily start tomorrow."
--BlogCritics.org "A detailed, well researched book for anyone serious about lowering his or her blood pressure."
--Examiner.com "The brilliant Dr. Brill...has a knack for making cardiac disease simple to understand and conquer...This book is the ideal tool to supplement a doctor's visit to effectively lower a patient's blood pressure with or without medications. This book is so comprehensive - it gives guidance on how to monitor one's blood pressure at home, reminds people about stroke symptoms, what type of exercise works best and of course the foods that can lower blood pressure. The recipes at the end of the book emphasize how delicious a heart healthy diet can be."
--Annabelle S. Volgman, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine, Rush College of Medicine
Medical Director, Rush Heart Center for Women "A simple, holistic, and achievable 10-step plan that is highly effective in reaching the ideal blood pressure in 4 weeks. Maintaining optimal blood pressure is critical in preventing heart disease and stroke."
--Jennifer H. Mieres, MD, FACC, FASNC, FAHA
Professor of Cardiology & Population Health, Hofstra North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine