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Strong Women, Strong Heartsby Miriam E Nelson
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From the distinguished author of the Strong Women health series comes an important book for any woman who wants to take charge of her heart health.
Heart disease kills more women than men each year, yet it is still mistakenly thought of as a "man's disease." In this comprehensive and practical guide, top women's health expert and author Miriam E. Nelson, Ph.D., teams up with heart expert Alice H. Lichtenstein, D.Sc., to present up-to-date advice on diet, exercise, weight loss, stress reduction, and other key strategies tailored specifically for women.
With self-evaluations, checklists, exercises, recipes, and other practical information, as well as the latest research findings, this empowering book will help readers assess their risks, understand their options, and make important changes to improve their heart health.
Nelson, the distinguished author of the Strong Women health series, delivers an important book for any woman who wants to take charge of her heart health.
About the Author
Miriam E. Nelson, Ph.D., is an associate professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.She is the author of six previous books, including Strong Women Stay Young; Strong Women, Strong Bones; and Strong Women and Men Beat Arthritis. Her research has been published in The Journal of the American Medical Association and elsewhere.
Alice H. Lichtenstein, D.Sc., is the Stanley N. Gershoff Professor of Nutrition Science and Policy at the Friedman School, Tufts University. She has served on numerous national committees, including the U.S. government's Dietary Guidelines Committee and the American Heart Association's Nutrition Committee. Her research on nutrition and cardiovascular disease has been published extensively in medical literature.
Lawrence Lindner, M.A., pens the monthly "Eating Right" column
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