Eating for the Healthy Heart

Written by Catherine Saxelby on Tuesday, 05 February 2013.
Tagged: cholesterol, healthy cooking, healthy eating, healthy heart, healthy lifestyle, healthy recipes, tips

Eating for the Healthy Heart

Do you have high cholesterol or blood pressure? Or perhaps you have a family history of heart problems? Do you need heart surgery or have you already had it? If you have any of these problems or you’d just like to learn good eating habits to prevent them, then Catherine Saxelby's Eating for the Healthy Heart eBook is for you.

Take heart!

It’s never too late to begin eating your way to a healthier heart and Catherine Saxelby’s latest ebook Eating for the Healthy Heart will show you how! It will change the way you shop, cook and eat. She should know – she worked on her husband’s diet to bring his cholesterol down!

What’s in this eBook for you?

In this eBook Catherine Saxelby guides you through the scientific mumbo-jumbo and shows you how you can easily adopt healthier eating habits for life. She gives you information and strategies to look after your heart now and in the years ahead.

And it’s not just cholesterol. This book covers all the latest findings - including omega-3s, antioxidants, plant sterols, soy protein and soluble fibre.

Eating for the Healthy Heart includes:

  • a 10 step plan to improve your heart health 
  • a quick quiz to assess your risk of heart disease
  • menus and meal ideas for maximising the 'heart protectors' in your diet
  • advice on how to buy the best fast food and restaurant meals
  • a complete shopping list for low-fat and low-cholesterol
  • comprehensive recipe section of delicious, healthy dishes

Follow the advice in Eating for the Healthy Heart to improve your heart health and revitalise your life!

List of contents

Part 1   What causes heart disease

Part 2   The 10 steps for healthy heart eating

Part 3   How to rethink your daily diet

Part 4   Medications and herbal supplements

Part 5  Exercise, quit smoking and stress management

Part 6   55 quick-to-prepare recipes

Resources, glossary, references


"A straightforward and practical guide to lowering your cholesterol and protecting your heart by what you sensible and easy to follow"

Simply Lite magazine

"Your new book seemed to encapsulate in one volume heaps of information I'd previously found in many of the books I have...the recipes look quite delicious..."

B. Freeman (reader), South Australia 

"Nutrition information in a nutshell and our patients have found it very useful.”

Cardiac Rehabilitation Association Newsletter

55 quick easy recipes

Blue eye Cod Mango Salsa PrttHow about:

  • Kathleen's Lemon Zest Swordfish
  • Thai Salmon Cakes
  • Dijon steak with butter bean salad
  • Honey mustard chicken
  • Easy teriyaki garlic chicken
  • Barbecued rosemary vegetable kebabs
  • Spicy soy burgers with yoghurt chutney dressing
  • Beef, avocado and basil melt
  • Salmon, baby spinach and couscous salad
  • Persian oranges with wine and cloves
  • Banana bran muffins
  • Super smoothie




Available as an ebook

1. Order your Kindle edition now from Amazon US$7.99 or if you want US units and measures the US version There's more to Heart Health than Cholesterol can also be purchased for KIndle for US$9.99 here.

 2. Order your iOS version from iTunes US$9.99

This ebook was first published as a hard copy Australian edition by Hardie Grant under the title "Eating for the Healthy Heart" in 2003 and revised and expanded in 2006. There is also a US edition called “There’s more to Heart Health than Cholesterol”. The hard copy book is now OUT OF PRINT so digital versions (ebooks) are the only versions now available. You get instant wireless delivery.

 Need help purchasing this eBook?

KIndle and computer readers

KindleThis eBook can be read on a Kindle or on a computer using the Kindle software. You can download the free Kindle software for Cloud Reader, PC, Windows Phone 7, Blackberry, Android, Mac, iPad and iPhone which will enable you to purchase Kindle books instantly. It is excellent, seamless and very readable. 

Simply search the Kindle bookstore for “Catherine Saxelby” or “Eating for the Healthy Heart”. Alternatively you can see my Author Page here.


iPad owners

iBooksApple iPad owners can purchase Nutrition for Life, the accompanying Zest Cookbook as well as Eating for the Healthy Heart from Apple’s iBooks for the iPad or iPhone. Go to iTunes and download the free app called iBooks which includes the iBookstore, where you can purchase and download ebooks. Simply search for “Catherine Saxelby”.

Catherine Saxelby

About the Author

Catherine Saxelby has the answers! She is an accredited nutritionist, blogger and award-winning author. Her latest book Nutrition for Life  is a new update on all the things you've read or heard about. Think insects, collagen, vegan eating, Keto dieting, vitamin B12, fast food and cafe culture.  It has plenty of colour pictures and is easy to dip in and out of. Grab your copy NOW!