Dr Janet’s Mediterranean Diet & Mediterranean Recipes in
Prevent A Second Heart Attack8 Foods, 8 Weeks to Reverse Heart Disease
(Three Rivers Press, Feb. 2011)
Inspired by the heart-healthy, time-proven Mediterranean diet, a delicious and foolproof plan to prevent a heart attack – and actually reverse your heart disease.
By following the straightforward, eight-point program in Prevent a Second Heart Attack Book, you can reduce your risk of a first heart attack or if you are a survivor, reduce your risk of a second heart attack by up to 70 percent.
"The message in this book is clear: eating heart healthy foods and being physically active is your body’s best medicine. Read this to prevent your second heart attack or stroke. Pass it on to someone you care about to prevent their first. I truly believe that the Brill in Dr. Brill’s name is short for Brilliant! Bravo Janet, on another masterpiece. Thank you from the bottom of my heart – the endothelial layer of our arteries."
Medical Director, Rush Heart Center For Women
Associate Professor, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Backed by cutting-edge research, Dr. Brill explains why each food is so important to your cardiovascular wellness.
She gives you creative tips on how to get your daily dose of heart healthy Mediterranean food.
Each year, roughly 1.5 million Americans have a heart attack – and the majority of them survive.
Research shows that just one year after their diagnosis, the vast majority of these heart attack survivors fail to adhere to the dietary changes that could prevent a second heart attack.
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Heart-Healthy Food Number 1: Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
The centerpiece of the Mediterranean style of eating is olive oil a key factor in protecting against heart disease.
- Perform strength training exercises at Fitness Together that are proven bone-builders: squats, leg press, military press, lat pull-downs...
- Perform weight-bearing cardio exercises, daily, such as: walking/jogging, jumping rope, stair stepping.
- Bone-up on calcium-rich foods such as non-fat dairy, almond, canned salmon with bones included, spinach, figs, butternut squash and spinach to name a few.
- Take a calcium and vitamin D3 supplement.
- Avoid soda-a calcium-draining food.
- Eat a more plant-based diet.