The Kardea Gourmet ($24.95, 232 pp), by Richard Collins, M.D. and Robert Leighton with Susan Bucklet, R.D., explores the Mediterranean diet, a heart-healthy “eating solution” that remedies common concerns such as elevated cholesterol, blood pressure and weight gain with various eating strategies and cooking techniques. The book includes recipes and explores themes including weight management, nutritional supplements and balancing the love of junky eating with heart-healthy eating.
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Published by WholeFoods Magazine Online (online 6/27/12)