The damage of heart disease cannot be overstated--it is the number one killer in the United States, for women as well as men, and yet, with the proper steps, it’s largely preventable. And while heredity and exercise also play a part in avoiding heart disease, studies show that switching to a healthy diet can significantly reduce the risk of heart disease--up to 82%! However, misconceptions and outdated information can make adopting a heart-healthy diet a bit complex. FOODS THAT COMBAT HEART DISEASE breaks down the research and makes recommendations that anyone can understand. Instead of only listing foods that should be avoided to maintain heart health, this book will also focus on the heart-healthy foods, such as green, leafy vegetables and enriched cereals and breads. A comprehensive nutrition counter featuring over 2000 foods, broken down by serving size and heart-disease fighting properties, makes this book the perfect grocery store companion. Readers will be excited to learn that maintaining good health isn’t just about saying no to their favorite foods, but about saying yes to other healthy, delicious options. FOODS THAT COMBAT HEART DISEASE is a comprehensive and accessible guide to a heart-healthy diet that will be a must-have for the tens of millions of people looking for a fresh start to a healthier life.