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Heart Health: Resources for Heart-Healthy Eating (523)

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Resources for Heart-Healthy Living

Many factors affect your chances of getting heart and blood vessel disease. Some of these risk
factors can’t be changed (family history, age and gender). Yet, by watching what you eat and
staying active, you can improve your blood fat levels, control your weight and reduce high blood
pressure. Use this resource guide, made by Preventive Cardiology Registered Dietitians, to
inspire you to live a heart-healthy life!

The Road to a Healthy Heart Runs through the Kitchen, by Joe and Bernie Piscatella, Workman
Publishing, 2005.

The New American Heart Association Cookbook, 8th Edition, Clarkson Potter, 2010

American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook, 4th Edition, Clarkson Potter, 2011

American Heart Association Quick and Easy Cookbook, 2nd Edition, Clarkson Potter, 2012

The Diabetes and Heart Healthy Cookbook, American Heart Association and American Diabetes
Association, 2004.

The Complete Idiots Guide to the Mediterranean Diet, Penguin Publishing, 2010

The New Mediterranean Diet Cookbook, Bantam, 2008

The Mediterranean Diabetes Cookbook, American Diabetes Association, 2010

Eat, Drink and Weigh Less, by Mollie Katzen and Walter Willet, Hyperion, 2006.

Eating Well 500 Calorie Dinners, Countryman Press, 2008

How to Cook Everything Vegetarian: Simple Meatless Recipes for Great Food by Mark
Bittman and Alan Witschonke, 2007

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Vegan Living by Beverly Lynn Bennett and Ray
Sammartano, 2005

Vegetarian Times Complete Cookbook by Vegetarian Times Magazine, 2005

Clean Eating (www.cleaneatingmag.com/)

Cooking Light (www.cookinglight.com)

Eating Well (www.eatingwell.com)

Healthy and HeartWise (www.heartwise.com.au/)

Heart-Healthy Living (www.hearthealthyonline.com/)

Vegetarian Times (www.vegetariantimes.com/)

Web Sites
American Dietetic Association

American Heart Association

The Million Hearts® initiative by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Cooking Light

DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) Diet

Heart Healthy recipes by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Eating Well

United States Department of Agriculture

National Stroke Association

Teach Back

What is the most important thing you learned from this handout?

What changes will you make in your diet/lifestyle, based on what you learned today?

If you are a UW Health patient and have more questions please contact UW Health at one of the
phone numbers listed below. You can also visit our website at www.uwhealth.org/nutrition.

Nutrition clinics for UW Hospital and Clinics (UWHC) and American Family Children’s
Hospital (AFCH) can be reached at: (608) 890-5500

Nutrition clinics for UW Medical Foundation (UWMF) can be reached at: (608) 287-2770

Your health care team may have given you this information as part of your care. If so, please use it and call if you
have any questions. If this information was not given to you as part of your care, please check with your doctor. This
is not medical advice. This is not to be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. Because each
person’s health needs are different, you should talk with your doctor or others on your health care team when using
this information. If you have an emergency, please call 911. Copyright 2/2015 University of Wisconsin Hospital and
Clinics Authority. All rights reserved. Produced by the Clinical Nutrition Services Department and the Department of
Nursing HF#523.