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The African American woman"s guide to a health heart

The African American woman"s guide to a health heart

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Published by Hilton in Roscoe, IL .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAnne L. Taylor, M.D., editor.
ContributionsTaylor, Anne L.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii,144p.
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22120726M
ISBN 100971606765
OCLC/WorldCa56315825

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The African American woman"s guide to a health heart Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book is filled with stories (which people can relate to), charts, diagrams, medical terminology, and exercise.

She keeps the readers involved and grab their attention while taking the journey through her mental health guide. This guide shows the African American woman how to cope with their stress, without suppressing it and ignoring by: 3. The Heart Truth for African American Women: Take Action to Protect Your Heart Find facts and figures on heart disease in African American women including steps to lower heart disease risk through a heart healthy lifestyle.

Key questions every woman should ask her doctor about heart health. shared pleasure at the heart of African American family life and special celebrations. This recipe book brings together many African American favorite recipes, prepared in a heart healthy way, lower in saturated fat, cholesterol, and sodium.

It shows how to prepare dishes in ways that help protect you and your family from heart disease and stroke. Villarosa, a senior editor for Essence magazine, became involved with the National Black Women's Health Project, based in Atlanta, Georgia, discovered the disheartening facts about black women's health care, and decided to do something, which set the stage for this powerful, straight-from-the heart guide.

Contributors are black female scientists, academics, health care practitioners, and writers/5(2). Learn the best diet for African American black women and why choosing healthy foods is so important for black women.

Also, learn how to avoid soul food recipes and start shopping and cooking healthily to reduce obesity in the black community. Offering a new approach to weight loss tailored specifically to black women, this guide empowers women to develop skills for weight management and healthy living. Providing simple nutritional information and exercises, it addresses the common misconceptions of many so-called diets—almost all of which overlook or ignore the ethnicity /5(1).

Cardiovascular diseases kill nea African-American women annually. Of African-American women ages 20 and older, 49 percent have heart diseases.

Only 1 in 5 African-American women believes she is personally at risk. Only 52 percent of African-American women are aware of the signs and symptoms of a heart attack.

The death rate for African Americans decreased 25% from to African Americans ages are 2 times as likely to die from heart disease than whites. African Americans ages years are 50% more likely to have high blood pressure than whites. Research on women’s heart health is exploding.

Nearly every week, it seems, the media report on new ways to prevent and treat heart disease in women—and it can be hard to keep track of it all. In this updated edition of “The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women,” we have put together all of this new knowledge in one easy-to-use handbook.

cause of death for African Americans. So, by making small changes in the way you and your family eat, you can help reduce your risk for heart disease and stroke. So make a start today. Give those old favorites a new, tasty, heart-healthy makeover. And help keep the heart of your family strong.

The cookbook was developed by the National Heart. The story of Black women in America is one of triumph and grace, even with odds stacked high against them. Health First. The Black Woman’s Wellness Guide provides you with a comprehensive guide to your #1 resource: yourself.

Today, as Black women face an unprecedented health crisis, denial and self-neglect are no longer viable s: 7. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer for all Americans, and stroke is also a leading cause of death.

As frightening as those statistics are the risks of getting those diseases are even higher for African-Americans. The good news is, African-Americans can improve their odds of preventing and beating these diseases by understanding the risks and taking simple steps to address them.

This is a book that every African-American woman should add to her book collection. I have referred to this book throughout my life. It has helped inform me about many issues that black women face everyday. This book has personally helped me, and others, in so many ways. Read s: 7. In this groundbreaking book, the American Heart Association shows you how even the smallest changes can make a big difference over time to protect the health of your heart.

The Complete Guide to Women's Heart Health explains how gradual and sustainable shifts in your routine, such as using just a little more than one percent of your time each Reviews: 8. Heart disease has haunted generations of Robin Drummond's family. "I have a family history of heart disease on both sides," says the year-old African-American and resident of Hammond, La.

"I've. Heart-healthy eating is an important way to lower your risk of heart disease and stroke. Heart disease is the number 1 cause of death for American women. Stroke is the number 3 cause of death. 1 To get the most benefit for your heart, you should choose more fruits, vegetables, and foods with whole grains and healthy protein.

Heart Healthy African American Recipes at-Fr e. 1 Vegetable Stew This heart healthy vegetable stew does not use cured or smoked meats, which have high amounts of sodium. The mix of herbs and spices give this dish plenty of flavor. and the amount of vegetables will.

African-American men are 30 percent more likely to die from heart disease than White males 36 percent of Black men are obese million of all African-Americans 20 or older have diabetes. Black, American Indian, and Alaska Native (AI/AN) women are two to three times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes than white women – and this disparity increases with age, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report today in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).

Most pregnancy-related deaths are preventable. The cornerstone of the Community Health Worker Health Disparities Initiative is a set of health education tools.

These tools — community health worker (CHW) manuals, picture card flip charts, recipe books, risk factor booklets, and more — are tailored for several different ethnic communities.

Another way to find out if you carry too much weight is to measure your waist. You may be more likely to have weight-related health problems if your waist is above a certain size. For women, the size is above 35 inches. For men, the size is above 40 inches. For more on how to measure your BMI and waist size, visit the Aim for a Healthy Weight.

Stroke is the third leading cause of death among African American women, and they are more likely to die from a stroke than non-Hispanic white women or Hispanics in the United States. 2 African Americans have the highest rate of death due to stroke. 7 Almost half of African Americans have a risk factor that can lead to a stroke.

8 More than 2 in 5 African American women are. Around percent of black women have heart disease, compared to percent of white women and percent of Mexican-American women, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data.