Donald Gazzaniga, diagnosed with congestive heart failure, was headed for a heart transplant - the only effective medical treatment. Urged by his doctor to keep his sodium intake "under 1,500-2000 mg. a day," Don headed for the kitchen and went to work. Aware that cutting out table salt is the barest beginning of a true low-sodium diet, Don devised recipes for delicious low-sodium dishes that added up to less than 500 mg. daily, 70% lower than those in other low-sodium cookbooks. The result? Don's name has been removed from the transplant list and his doctors believe that his diet played a significant role. The No-Salt, Lowest-Sodium Cookbook contains: * Hundreds of good tasting, easy-to-make recipes * An introduction by Dr. Sandra Barbour of the Kaiser Permanente Foundation * Advice on finding low-sodium prepared foods, eating in restaurants, etc. * Accurate sodium content of every ingredient and of the total servings * A twenty-eight-day low-sodium menu planner by Dr. Jeannie Gazzaniga, Ph.D., R.D. This book is for informational purposes only. Readers are advised to consult a physician before making any major change in diet.Gazzaniga, Donald A. is the author of 'No Salt, Lowest Sodium Cookbook: Hundreds of Favorite Recipes Created to Combat Congestive Heart Failure and Dangerous Hypertension' with ISBN 9780312252526 and ISBN 0312252528.