The Healthy Indian

The Healthy Indian Ravi Beech Author

This recipe book is a valuable resource for people looking to enjoy the flavours of Indian-Western cooking without the meals being high in sodium, saturated fat and sugar. With heart disease being the second leading cause of death in Canada (Public Health Agency of Canada, 2017) and the number one cause of death in the United States (American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology and Prevention Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee, 2018), reduon Council on Epidemiology and Prevention Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee, 2018), reducing the risk for this health issues is important. There are many factors like lifestyle (e.g. diet, exercise, healthy body weight, smoking, stress), demographics and other health issues that can affect the development of these conditions. While some risk factors cannot be controlled, making positive dietary changes may reduce the risk of developing heart disease (Public Health Agency of Canada, 2017). This book aims to deliver flavourful, low sodium, high fibre, protein packed and healthy fat meals and snacks – nutrients that are important to maintain good health. read more