Introduction: Cholesterol explained. What is cholesterol?; How it affects your health; LDL (good) cholesterol; HDL (bad) cholesterol; How it is measured; The role of drugs; Diet and cholesterol; Know your fats; Eating more good fats; Cutting out bad fats; Focus on fibre; Antioxidants to the rescue; Lifestyle and cholesterol; Reducing stress; Get active!; The pros and cons of alcohol; Recipes. Light Lunches. Including: Tomato, red lentil & cumin soup; Curried cauliflower & cashew soup; Avocado & chilli hummus; Mexican beef wraps; Curried couscous salad; Cheesy toasties with raspberry salad; Suppers. Including: Maple roasted chicken; Beef & barley casserole; Spiced meatballs; Steamed salmon with hot white bean salad; Chillied red bean & squash enchilada; Tomato, okra & bacon jambalaya; Baked mackerel with herb crust; Chillied broccoli & rocket risotto; Caribbean turkey skewers with salsa; Desserts. Including: Honied strawberry mousse; Hot apple & cinnamon marshmallows; Ruby orange, grapefruit & mango jellies; Gingered meringues with grapes; Orange scented pears; Rice pudding with cardamom; Ruby plum clafouti; Cakes and Bakes. Including: Summer berry roulade; Pineapple & ginger rock cakes; Nutty flapjack; Hazlenut macaroons; Light banana fruit cake; Index.
Cholesterol: Food, Facts and Recipes is endorsed by HEART UK, one of Britain's leading cardiovascular charities Two thirds of the UK population have high cholesterol levels, a leading cause of heart disease The importance of heart-healthy eating is gaining acceptance across the population
Juliette Kellow is a registered dietician with a degree in
nutrition and over six years experience as an editor for health
magazines, including three years at Top Sante. Juliette is also the
co-author of Miracle Food For Kids, published by Hamlyn in January
of this year.
Sara Lewis is an experienced home economist and food writer. She was the cookery editor of Practical Parenting magazine for over 12 years and is the author and co-author of many cookery books including Good Food for Mums, Slow Cooker and Cancer: Food, Facts and Recipes, all published by Hamlyn.
HEART UK is a national charity for patients and their families which combines the rich skills of research scientists and the caring and knowledgeable attention of doctors, nurses and dietitians, in order to support all those at risk of inherited high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease.