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More Good News About Chocolate and Your Heart

…them in one of three categories: those with mild dark chocolate intake (1-2 bars per week), moderate intake (3-4 bars per week), and high intake (more than 4 bars per week). They didn’t specify the size or type of the bars eaten, but all blood pressure levels were measured by well-trained pharmaceutical…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition with Dark Chocolate

…age 25 to 56 years old. They all fasted overnight. Then the "experimental group" ate an 80-g chocolate bar containing 557 mg of procyanidins, while the "controls" nibbled on a white chocolate bar. Blood samples taken two hours later revealed that the study group had a definite rise in antioxidant activity…

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A (Facebook) Picture is Worth a Thousand Words (of Thanks)!

…since then, he has made a miraculous recovery, and I couldn’t be more grateful to have him back, healthy and whole. Now, I don’t mean to set the bar too high—you don’t have to have a loved one recover from the brink of death to be thankful. In fact, I would argue that if it that’s what it takes…

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Holiday Weight Loss Tips

…. Instead, I recommend that you enjoy a lunch filled with the right amounts of delicious, healthy foods. 3:30 pm —Instead of reaching for a candy bar or bag of potato chips, make time for cup of green tea. It’s low in calories, and provides a host of health benefits. There’s also some evidence…

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12 Foods To Include in a Heart Healthy Diet Plan

Food manufacturers would like you to believe that their cholesterol-lowering cereal, or weight-loss bar, is your best health-food option out there. But the fact is, there are 12 food groups that can make a real difference in your heart healthy diet plan—and not a single one comes with food dyes or…

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