Heart Healthy Eating Resources
These cookbooks are recommended for recipes and flavouring ideas, not as replacements for your diet guidelines. Look up these authors for other book titles.
American Heart Association.
- American Heart Association Low-Fat, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook, 4th edition: Delicious Recipes to Help Lower Your Cholesterol. Clarkson Potter, 2008.
- The American Heart Association Low-Salt Cookbook, 3rd Edition: A Complete Guide to Reducing Sodium and Fat in your Diet. Clarkson Potter, 2006.
Jamal K. HeartSmart Flavours of India. Douglas and McIntyre, 2003.
Josephson R. Heartsmart Nutrition: Shopping on the Run. Douglas & McIntyre, 2003.
Lindsay A. The New Lighthearted Cookbook: Recipes for Heart Healthy Cooking, Key Porter Books, 2007.
Stern B. HeartSmart: the Best of Heartsmart Cooking. Random House of Canada, 2006.
Wong S. HeartSmart Chinese Cooking. Douglas and McIntyre, 1996.
American Heart Association. Contains information about cookbooks and other useful heart health information. www.heart.org/HEARTORG/
Health Canada "Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide". Available at www.healthcanada.gc.ca/foodguide. For a free copy call 1-866-225-0709.
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. Provides useful heart health information, heart healthy recipes and more. www.heartandstroke.ca
National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (US) www.nhlbi.nih.gov. Provides information about the DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet, heart healthy recipes and more.
HealthLinkBC www.HealthLinkBC.ca Medically approved non-emergency health information and advice.
HealthLinkBC Files. Available at www.HealthLinkBC.ca/servicesresources/healthlinkbcfiles.
- Lifestyle Steps to Lower Your Blood Pressure (HealthLinkBC File #68b)
- Heart Healthy Eating (HealthLinkBC File #68a)
Dietitian Services Fact Sheets available by mail (call 8-1-1) or at www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthyeating:
- Heart Healthy Tips for Celebrations
- Healthy Eating Guidelines for Lower Sodium (Salt) Eating
- Heart Healthy Eating Triglycerides (available by mail only)
Last updated: May 2011
These resources are provided as sources of additional information believed to be reliable and accurate at the time of publication and should not be considered an endorsement of any information, service, product or company.
Dietitian Services at HealthLinkBC (formerly Dial-A-Dietitian), providing free nutrition information and resources for BC residents and health professionals. Go to www.healthlinkbc.ca/healthyeating or call 8-1-1 (anywhere in BC). Interpreters are available in over 130 languages.