Heart-Healthy Diets: 6 Surprising Foods to Avoid

…to support your local farmers who don't use chemicals (or use far less of them) whenever possible. 4. “Natural” Sugar Substitutes and Artificial Sweeteners: Many sweeteners are touted as healthier because they’re natural, but don’t buy into the hype. Whether it’s raw sugar, agave, or molasses…

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The 14 Most Dangerous Toxins to the Heart

…you don’t want in your body. So to detoxify your body, you want to stop smoking. 7. Soft drinks. These drinks contain too much sugar or artificial sweeteners that cause inflammation, plus phosphoric acid that leaches calcium out of bones. 8. Trans fats. These unnatural fats have been removed from…

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8 Health-Boosting Secrets From My Life

…haddock, Atlantic halibut, or wild Alaskan salmon). Plus, I eat range-fed organic meats and poultry no more than once a week. 2. Avoid sugar and artificial sweeteners, since sugar will age you faster, and put you at a greater risk for developing heart disease than cholesterol. 3. Sleep 5–7 hours per night…

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