Cardiovascular Diet and Disease, 1st Edition

  • Don Nardo
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1420512323
  • ISBN-13: 9781420512328
  • DDC: 616.1
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released October 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This new title in Lucent's Nutrition And Health Series will detail cardiovascular disease and its designation as the "number one killer." The book will go on to discuss how diet can be used to control or even prevent the disease.

Features and Benefits

  • Individual volumes focus on a specific health or nutrition-related topic, such as body image, diets and dieting, junk food, or vegetarianism.
  • Each contains a topic overview, information about changing trends, up-to-date scientific analysis, and a look at controversies surrounding the featured subject.
  • The narrative also contains personal anecdotes, informative sidebars, fact boxes, and statistics that help readers understand these topics and how they impact their bodies and their lives.
  • Full-color photographs and detailed tables, charts, graphs and illustrations complement and enhance the text, while ancillary materials such as a glossary, a bibliography and a subject index provide useful tools for further research and discussion.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Myths about Cardiovascular Disease.
Chapter 1: The Number One Killer.
Chapter 2: Major Causes and Complications.
Chapter 3: Symptoms and Medical Diagnosis.
Chapter 4: Lifestyle Changes and Other Treatments.
Chapter 5: A Heart-Healthy Diet for Life.