Navigation Links
Cook With Love This Valentine's Day With Heart-Smart Recipes
Date:2/9/2010

Give a Gift for the Heart with "The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen" Cookbook

CHICAGO, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Show your love this Valentine's Day by giving a gift for the heart with the new cookbook "The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen: Fresh, Fast, and Flavorful Recipes Made with Canola Oil" by the American Diabetes Association (ADA) and CanolaInfo. Whether you cook some of these recipes for love or give the cookbook as a gift, you will literally help look after someone's heart.  

(Photo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100209/DC52326)

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. and people with diabetes are at even greater risk, with 65 percent dying of heart disease and stroke, according to the American Heart Association. Yet, cardiovascular disease is often preventable with healthy lifestyle habits such as a heart-smart diet low in saturated and trans fats and cholesterol.

"Heart disease is largely preventable with a healthy diet, exercise, minimizing stress and not smoking," said Suzanne Steinbaum, D.O., M.D., preventive cardiologist. "It's important to watch total calories and eat predominantly unsaturated fats along with vegetables, fruits, whole grains and lean meats."  

Each recipe in "The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen" is made with canola oil, which has the least saturated fat and most omega-3 fat of all common cooking oils. It is free of trans fat and cholesterol. Due to this healthy profile, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized a qualified health claim* on canola oil's potential to reduce the risk of heart disease.

"Saturated and trans fat consumption increases the risk of heart disease," Steinbaum continued. "Monounsaturated and omega-3 fats, on the other hand, may help reduce the risk."

All of the cookbook's 151 recipes, which meet the ADA's nutritional guidelines, were developed by renowned cookbook author Nancy S. Hughes with one goal in mind: to make it easier for everyone, whether or not with diabetes, to create quick meals that are nutritious and delicious.

"This cookbook capitalizes on fresh ingredients and natural flavors to make the most of your calories without excess salt or sugar or bad fats," said Hughes. "This is the way people should eat, while enjoying every bite!"

All proceeds of this colorful paperback go to the ADA to help further its mission of improving the lives of people with diabetes. The cookbook is available through the ADA via 1-800-232-6733 or http://store.diabetes.org. In addition, it is sold on Amazon.com and in Borders, Barnes & Noble and other bookstores nationwide. For more information, please visit www.heartsmartdiabetes.org.

To learn more about canola oil, including health benefits, cooking tips and recipes, go to www.canolainfo.org or find us on Facebook.com/CanolaInfo and Twitter.com/CanolaInfo.

* Limited and not conclusive scientific evidence suggests that eating about 1 and 1/2 tablespoons (19 grams) of canola oil daily may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease due to the unsaturated fat content in canola oil. To achieve this possible benefit, canola oil is to replace a similar amount of saturated fat and not increase the total number of calories you eat in a day.

Available Topic Experts: For information on the listed experts, click appropriate link.

Suzanne Steinbaum, DO, MD

https://profnet.prnewswire.com/Subscriber/ExpertProfile.aspx?ei=93573

Nancy S. Hughes

https://profnet.prnewswire.com/Subscriber/ExpertProfile.aspx?ei=91157

SOURCE CanolaInfo


'/>"/>
SOURCE CanolaInfo
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. The Love Convention Returns With "Something New" at Hotel Arista on Valentines Weekend
2. Free Valentines for Veterans Concerts Honor Veterans Across the Country
3. New Website Giving Away Diabetes-Friendly Super Bowl Munchies Recipes to Tackle America's Toughest Health Problem
4. Healthy, Delicious Recipes and Tips From the Biggest Loser Resort Help Celebrate a New Year and a New You
5. Food Safety Leader National Pasteurized Eggs Searches for Best Holiday Recipes
6. Bring Spa Home for the Holidays at mySpaShop & Celebrate Recipes for Personal Spa Treatments
7. Its Black Friday - Time to Shop Off the Calories! Allrecipes Finds Average Thanksgiving Meal Weighed in at 2,225 Calories
8. Alter EatGos Chef Eric Paul to Prepare Recipes at Two Jewel-Osco(R) Locations for the March of Dimes During Prematurity Awareness Month
9. UPDATE: Favorite California Firehouse Recipes Fill New Cookbook
10. Video: New United States Potato Board Quick And Healthy Recipes Highlight the Convenient, Nutritious and Budget-Friendly Potato
11. Favorite California Firehouse Recipes Fill New Cookbook
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified personal trainer is helping to develop a ... fitness app plans to fix the two major problems leading the fitness industry today:, ... type program , They don’t eliminate all the reasons people quit their exercise ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking Mohs surgery services, can now turn to ... Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical dermatology. , Dr. Dorsey brings specialization to ... fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by Dr. Dorsey was under the direction of ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... First Choice Emergency Room , the largest network of ... Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm facility. , “We are pleased to ... said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... ... On Friday, June 10, Van Mitchell, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health and ... their exemplary accomplishments in worksite health promotion. , The Wellness at Work Awards took ... the BWI Marriott in Linthicum Heights. iHire was one of 42 businesses to receive ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may suffer from a complex set ... drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To avoid this pain and suffering, ... traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a range of emotions, from depression, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)...   Bay Area Lyme Foundation , collaborating ... for Tick Borne Illness , Harvard Medical School ... Medicine, University of California, Berkeley, and the Veterans ... finalists of Lyme Innovation , the first ... scientists, clinicians, researchers, entrepreneurs, and investors from several ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Research and Markets has ... 2015-2025: Applications, Technologies, Forecasts" report to their ... Electronics, Smart Skin, Structural Health Monitoring, Composite Smart ... electronics involves electronic and/or electrical components and circuits ... structures such as vehicle bodies or conformally placed ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: DHRM ) ... medical devices and wearable sleep respiratory products in ... with Hongyuan Supply Chain Management Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred ... to develop Dehaier,s new Internet medical technology business. ... Hongyuan Supply Chain,s sales platform to reach Dehaier,s dealers ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: