Self help for heart health from the world’s most famous heart specialist and one of this century’s best-known achievers.
‘If I had first concentrated on heart disease prevention, rather than saving the lives of 150 people I could have saved the lives of 150 million people’.
In 1967 Prof Christiaan Barnard performed the world’s first heart transplant operation. In this book he shares his vast knowledge on how to prevent heart disease, with advice that includes:
•Throw away your bathroom scales and never diet again!
•Drink red wine every day
•Don’t let your mobile phone, pager or email dictate your life. YOU control IT.
•Sex is good for you
•Learn to sleep at midday
•Stop smoking NOW
•Express your emotions and learn to laugh
•The more friends you have, the healthier your heart will be
There is a huge amount of conflicting information out there on heart disease. Prof Barnard steers a clear and accessible route through it all, giving definitive answers on how we should live our lives and avoid becoming the latest victim of Britain’s biggest killer. His advice is punctuated with witty anecdotes and tales of the many famous people he has met throughout his career.
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“Everything you need to know is in here, and Professor Barnard is entertaining enough to make this the kind of book you’ll look forward to reading at bedtime”
- Family Circle
‘He was one of our main achievers. A pioneer.’
"If I had first concentrated on heart disease prevention, rather than saving the lives of 150 people I could have saved the lives of 150 million people."
PROFESSOR CHRISTIAAN BARNARD
Do you want to keep your heart healthy, lower your blood pressure, manage your cholesterol levels and prepare yourself to be fit and active for life? Professor Christian Barnard offers you 50 ways to do just that. His warm, intelligent and practical book is written in a style that is simple to understand and offers strategies that are easy to put into practice. '50 Ways to a Healthy Heart' contains advice which is always based on sound medical research and Barnard's own decades of experience as the world's leading heart specialist.
Throw away your bathroom scales and never diet again!
• Sex is good for you
• Stop smoking NOW
• Drink red wine every day
• Change your sleep patterns
• Laughter really is the best medicine
• The more friends you have, the healthier your heart will be
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Book Description HARPERCOLLINS, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 7116004