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Heart Healthy Cookbook

December 26, 2009 by  
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Cover of the Heart Healthy Cooking African American Style cookbook

Updated cookbook offers heart healthy version of favorite dishes and desserts

Good food is one of life’s great joys. And good meals are a shared pleasure at the heart of African American family life. The updated recipe book Heart Healthy Home Cooking African American Style brings together many African American favorite recipes prepared in a heart healthy way, lower in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium. The book shows you how to prepare dishes in ways that help protect you and your family from heart disease and stroke – the first and third leading causes of death for African Americans. By making small changes in the way you and your family eat, you can help reduce your risk for heart disease and stroke.

Published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health, the book includes recipes for more than two dozen tested and tasty favorite African American dishes and desserts. Cooking instructions are simply written, brief and have illustrations throughout. Each recipe includes the amounts per serving of calories, total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, calcium and iron, as well as nutrient analyses that includes carbohydrates and protein. New information on heart healthy food substitutions and food safety is also included.

Best of all, Heart Healthy Home Cooking African American Style is available free over the Internet. Download your free copy by clicking here.

Make a start today. Give those old family favorites a new, tasty, heart healthy makeover to help keep the heart of your family strong!

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