Protect your heart naturally. Once considered a 'man's disease,' heart disease kills 500,000 women each year. Today's women are not only as stressed and as overweight as men, they also 'feel' more deeply than men -depression, anger, and sadness can have very physical effects on a woman's heart. "A Woman's Guide to a Healthy Heart" explores the role of emotions on your cardiovascular health and shows you how to start making natural changes to help you live a fuller, healthier life. A must-have 'owner's manual' for all women, "A Woman's Guide to a Healthy Heart" helps you work through your distinctly feminine emotional issues as well as your medical concerns. It shows you how a more positive, uplifting attitude will go a long way towards a healthier life.Full of heart-sensible advice, "A Woman's Guide to a Healthy Heart" covers: safe weight-loss tips; simple ways to get heart-healthy exercise into your day; supplements to take and supplements to avoid; and Is CoQ10 for you? The book also covers the benefits of common foods such as garlic, green and black tea, and soy, as well as less-known herbs such as ginkgo, Asian ginseng, and chasteberry.
Carol Simontacchi is a certified clinical nutritionist and the author of a number of books on health and nutrition, including "Your Fat Is Not Your Fault" and "The Crazy Makers: How the Food Industry Is Destroying Our Brains and Harming Our Children". She is the designer and author of the holistic weight and health management program called Wings: Weight Success for a Lifetime. Frances E. FitzGerald writes articles for "Taste for Life" and "HealthSmart" magazines and teaches college writing classes. She is the coauthor of "Winning at Weight Loss: Achieve Healthy, Permanent Results".