||Lowering her cholesterol in 21 days using okra, eggplant, oats, brewers yeast and flax seed prompted Sheila Hanson to write this cookbook. You'll find recipes that appeal to your senses incorporating okra, eggplant, oats, brewers yeast and flax seed are found in this cookbook, Cook Down Cholesterol, The Silk Road to Health. Sheila Hanson begins her exploration of the theory that these foods lower cholesterol. She starts with an introduction to the history of the origin of these vegetables and grains and how they migrated around the globe. There are over 50 recipes, facts and folklore along with personal stories of her life with cooking. She introduces ways of using these foods that you will want to make a part of your daily diet.You'll find sensuous soups, creative salads, dishes with Tex-Mex, Asian, Italian and other ethnic influenced recipes using vegetables in new exciting scrumptious ways. Cook Down Cholesterol, The Silk Road to Health is full of memorable recipes that will widen your appreciation of these ancient vegetables and grains.