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Best Eating Plan for Heart Health

VIDEO: The Best Eating Plan for Heart Health

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Last Reviewed 02/16/2014

Eating a non-inflammatory diet is the best way to ensure your heart's health. Dr. Sinatra loves the Pan-Asian, Mediterranean diet, loaded with fresh fruits, low-glycemic vegetables like broccoli and chick peas, and migratory fish. Learn more about his heart healthy eating plan.

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Sinatra's Super Foods: Broccoli

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Broccoli makes the Sinatra's Super Foods list because it contains lots of phytonutrients that can protect against free radical damage that can cause cancer. Broccoli also contains heart-healthy magnesium, calcium and potassium to lower your blood pressure.

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Healthy Grilling Hints

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Grilled meat can pose some serious risks. That’s because barbecuing meat over an open flame creates dangerous compounds called heterocyclic amines (HCAs).

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Sinatra's Super Foods: Cauliflower

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

Cauliflower is one of Sinatra's Super Foods because of its impressive array of cancer-fighting nutrients. Cauliflower is packed with phytonutrients that can protect agains the cell damage caused by free radical stress that can lead to cancer. Cauliflower also reduces inflammation in the body, which is the core cause of heart disease.

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Sinatra's Super Foods: Olive Oil

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Last Reviewed 03/25/2014

Olive oil is a Sinatra's Super Food because it is so heart-healthy. It's the oil's unique combination of healthy monounsaturated fats and powerful antioxidants known as polyphenols, both of which help to block the oxidation of LDL cholesterol, which can lower your blood pressure.

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Key Nutrients for Vegetarians

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Last Reviewed 02/06/2014

If you’re one of the millions who follow a vegetarian diet—or are considering a change in that direction—it’s important to know that there is much more to being a vegetarian than simply excluding meat, fish, and fowl.

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Top Almond Health Benefits

Top Almond Health Benefits

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Last Reviewed 03/22/2014

Discover the numerous almond health benefits and how Dr. Stephen Sinatra recommends that his patients add these healthy nuts to their daily heart healthy diet.

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Sinatra's Super Foods: Salmon

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Last Reviewed 09/16/2014

Learn why wild salmon is one of Dr. Sinatra's top-recommended Super Foods for heart health, helping to penetrate layers of cholesterol-laden plaque, soothing inflammation, and preventing blood-clotting deposits from lining coronary arteries.

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