A Woman's Guide to A Healthy HeartBook - 2004
Once considered a "man's disease," heart disease kills 500,000 women each year. Today's women are not only as stressed and as overweight as men, they also "feel" more deeply than men--depression, anger, and sadness can have very physical effects on a woman's heart. "A Woman's Guide to a Healthy Heart explores the role of emotions on your cardiovascular health and shows you how to start making natural changes to help you live a fuller, healthier life.
A must-have "owner's manual" for all women, "A Woman's Guide to a Healthy Heart helps you work through your distinctly feminine emotional issues as well as your medical concerns. It shows you how a more positive, uplifting attitude will go a long way towards a healthier life.
Full of heart-sensible advice, "A Woman's Guide to a Healthy Heart covers: Safe weight-loss tipsSimple ways to get heart-healthy exercise into your daySupplements to take and supplements to avoid--is CoQ10 for you?The benefits of common foods such as garlic, green and black tea, and soy, as well as less-known herbs such as ginkgo, Asian ginseng, and chasteberry
Carol Simontacchi is a certified clinical nutritionist and the author of a number of books on health and nutrition, including "Your Fat Is Not Your Fault and "The Crazy Makers: How the Food Industry Is Destroying Our Brains and Harming Our Children. She is the designer and author of the holistic weight and health management program called Wings: Weight Success for a Lifetime (www.flywithwings.com).
Frances E. FitzGerald writes articles for "Taste for Life and "HealthSmart magazines and teaches college writing classes. She is the coauthor of "Winning at Weight Loss:Achieve Healthy, Permanent Results.