Heart disease is one of the UK's biggest killers, yet it is preventable. This revised, updated and expanded book offers practical and accessible advice on preventing and fighting heart disease through diet.
We have a 50 per cent chance of dying from heart or artery disease. However, these devastating diseases can be prevented by using a simple yet powerful medicine - food. In Say No to Heart Disease you will learn how eating the right foods and correctly supplementing your diet can eliminate your chances of a heart attack, lower your blood pressure without drugs, reverse artery disease, maximise recovery after a stroke or heart attack, and add twenty years to your healthy lifespan.
Informative and practical, it describes the cardiovascular system and what goes wrong with it, the key theories on the major contributors to heart disease, how to work out your own risk, and which areas of your diet and lifestyle to focus on in order to minimise your risk. It also gives advice on maximising recovery from a heart attack or stroke.
Patrick Holford is founder of the Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London. He is also director of the Food for the Brain Foundation and an honorary fellow of the British Association of Nutritional Therapy. He is one of Britain's top nutrition experts and is the author of over 25 health books.