New info on high blood pressure in women, children, and the elderly
The fun and easy way to take charge of hypertension and add years to your life!
Are you battling high blood pressure? This updated guide explains all the latest breakthroughs in the detection, treatment, and prevention of high blood pressure, helping you determine whether you’re at risk and develop a diet and exercise program to keep your blood pressure at healthy levels. You’ll also find new information on protecting your heart, kidneys, and brain and dealing with secondary high blood pressure.
Measure your blood pressure properly
Develop a successful treatment plan
Improve your lifestyle habits
Evaluate new drug therapies
Find resources and outside support
Beat hypertension with simple and delicious low-sodium recipes
Hypertension Cookbook For Dummies features 150 delicious and simple low sodium and low or non-fat recipes that avoid pre-packaged and processed food while remaining economical and easy to prepare. You’ll get recipes for making delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, easy on-the-go, and kid friendly recipes to suit any lifestyle, complemented by a full-color, 8-page insert exhibiting many of the book’s recipes.
Twenty-five percent of American adults have pre-hypertension—blood pressure numbers that are higher than normal, but not yet in the high blood pressure range. The recipes presented in Hypertension Cookbook For Dummies are not only for those currently diagnosed with high blood pressure, but those who are at risk.
150 recipes that cover breakfast, lunch, dinner, and on-the-go meals
Delicious meals for those who are at risk of high blood pressure
Special considerations for on-the-go and kid-friendly meals
Hypertension Cookbook For Dummies shows you how to take charge of your blood pressure by making simple and surprisingly delicious changes to your diet.
Acquiring the winning edge in sports-the mental edge
Mental conditioning is now seen by many to be as critical to sports success as physical conditioning. And for parents eager to ensure their children have a winning edge-as well as a future college scholarship-nothing could be more critical to success. This book offers readers a comprehensive program to gain that winning edge, providing training tips and techniques along with helpful advice to keep in mind while competing. With practical advice on how to strengthen concentration (and when you shouldn’t concentrate), talk yourself into winning, and develop routines that will lead to consistent improvement, the book’s full personalized program will help any athlete gain over time the winning edge in any sport
With tips on how to regulate your energy to avoid exhaustion; and how to enhance your team’s chemistry through sports psychology
Loaded with real-world examples from amateur and professional sports of all kinds
Applicable to not only sports-but business as well-Sports Psychology For Dummies will enhance any competitor’s motivation, focus, and will to win, when facing life’s toughest challenges.
Learn how to manage Type 1 diabetes for a healthier and happier life!
Whether you have been living with type 1 diabetes for some time, or you have just discovered that your child is diabetic, there’s a lot you need to know about the new developments in treating, controlling, and living with this disease. Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies, explains everything you need to know and do to make living with type 1 diabetes easier and healthier.
This reassuring, plain-English guide helps you understand and mange the disease with tips on working with your doctor, administering insulin, developing a diet an exercise plan, and coping with illness and travel. You’ll find out about the latest technologies of blood glucose monitoring and insulin delivery, and get a handle on everything you need to do to keep yourself or your child healthy, active, and feeling good. Discover how to:
Overcome short-term complications
Eat a diabetes-friendly diet
Use exercise to help control type 1 diabetes
Handle school, work, and other activities
Help your child maintain a high quality of life
Prevent long-term complications
Be healthier than your friends who don’t have diabetes
Deal with the emotional and psychological effects of the disease
Choose an insulin pump for yourself or your child
Calculate insulin dosages
Anyone can live a long, healthy, and productive life with type 1 diabetes. Small Type 1 Diabetes For Dummies delivers every drop of information you need to make sure that you or your child can do just that.