The No-Salt, Lowest-Sodium Cookbook

Hundreds of Favorite Recipes Created to Combat Congestive Heart Failure and Dangerous Hypertension

Donald A. Gazzaniga. With a Foreword by Dr. Michael B. Fowler, F.R.C.P., Director of Stanford Heart Transplant Program

St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books

Download Image Donald A. Gazzaniga. With a Foreword by Dr. Michael B. Fowler, F.R.C.P., Director of Stanford Heart Transplant Program   The No-Salt, Lowest-Sodium Cookbook

Available Formats

BookeBook
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.

Connect with the Author

Sign Up for
Author Updates

Macmillan Newsletter


Sign up to receive information about new books, author events, and special offers.

Sign up now

Book Excerpts

Read an Excerpt

The No-Salt, Lowest-Sodium Cookbook
THE RECIPESNOTE: WHEN A RECIPE MENTIONS ANOTHER RECIPE IN THIS BOOK, THE NAME OF THE OTHER RECIPE APPEARS IN BOLDFACE TYPE. YOU WILL BE ABLE TO FIND ITS PAGE NUMBER BY CONSULTING THE INDEX.APPETIZERS ROASTED GARLIC TOASTMAKES 16 SERVINGS SODIUM PER RECIPE: 42.6 MG SODIUM PER SERVING: 2.662 MGWhile in Milan a few years ago, I ate dinner at the Michelangelo Hotel. They served a great garlic bread, so I had to ask what their recipe was. The spread had no salt, but the bread did. Use your own freshly made bread for this one.

Read the full excerpt

Back

Reviews

Praise for The No-Salt, Lowest-Sodium Cookbook

"With personal flourishes and encouragement and detailed sodium-content information, Gazzaniga dishes up a cookbook that's ...creative and satisfying."--Publishers Weekly


Reviews from Goodreads

Back

About the Author

Donald A. Gazzaniga. With a Foreword by Dr. Michael B. Fowler, F.R.C.P., Director of Stanford Heart Transplant Program

Donald A. Gazzaniga is a former writer for television. He is the author of A Few Good Men, the story of the first Marines into Vietnam and other works. Gazzaniga, a native Californian, now lives in the foothills of the California Gold Country with his wife of over forty years.

Donald A. Gazzaniga

Back

Buy the Book

Available Formats and Book Details

The No-Salt, Lowest-Sodium Cookbook
Hundreds of Favorite Recipes Created to Combat Congestive Heart Failure and Dangerous Hypertension
Donald A. Gazzaniga. With a Foreword by Dr. Michael B. Fowler, F.R.C.P., Director of Stanford Heart Transplant Program

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin/Thomas Dunne Books
July 2002
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312291648
ISBN10: 0312291647
6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches, 432 pages, Index
$17.99

e-Book Agency

e-Book Agency
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books
July 2002
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466819108
ISBN10: 1466819103
416 pages
$9.99
Back

From The Publisher

St. Martin's Griffin

Latest on Facebook

Latest on Twitter

Back