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The No-Salt, Lowest-Sodium Cookbook

The No-Salt, Lowest-Sodium Cookbook
Author: Donald A. Gazzaniga
ISBN 13: 9780312291648
ISBN 10: 312291647
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: 2002-07-31
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: $17.99

Donald Gazzaniga, diagnosed with congestive heart failure, was headed for a heart transplant - the only effective medical treatment. Urged by his doctor to keep his sodium intake "under 1,500-2000 mg. a day," Don headed for the kitchen and went to work. Aware that cutting out table salt is the barest beginning of a true low-sodium diet, Don devised recipes for delicious low-sodium dishes that added up to less than 500 mg. daily, 70% lower than those in other low-sodium cookbooks. The result? Don's name has been removed from the transplant list and his doctors believe that his diet played a significant role.

The No-Salt, Lowest-Sodium Cookbook contains:

* Hundreds of good tasting, easy-to-make recipes

* An introduction by Dr. Sandra Barbour of the Kaiser Permanente Foundation

* Advice on finding low-sodium prepared foods, eating in restaurants, etc.

* Accurate sodium content of every ingredient and of the total servings

* A twenty-eight-day low-sodium menu planner by Dr. Jeannie Gazzaniga, Ph.D., R.D.

This book is for informational purposes only. Readers are advised to consult a physician before making any major change in diet.