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Diet Soda Increases Your Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke

…The evidence has been clear for a while now that diet sodas contribute to obesity and increase your risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease. This most recent study is another nail in the coffin for the side effects of diet sodas. If you are a diet soda drinker, your best bet is to switch to good, old…

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A Healthy Heart Diet Should Not Include High Fructose Corn Syrup

The other day, I was talking to a friend who was sipping a regular soda loaded with high fructose corn syrup. He said he knew high fructose corn syrup is bad and shouldn't be part of a healthy heart diet. But he didn’t know exactly why. Many people are in that same boat. They hear high fructose corn…

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Protect Your Heart Health with a Sugar-Free Diet

…bad news when it comes to a heart healthy diet. Too much sugar will age you faster, and put you at a greater risk for developing heart disease than cholesterol. So, as we head into the hotter days of summer I want you to read the packages carefully on sodas and sweet teas—both of which can be teaming…

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5 Heart-Smart Secrets for Your July Fourth Celebration

…your holiday celebration both enjoyable and healthy. * Select your meats carefully: Eating meat two or three times a week is fine in a heart-healthy diet. Some of the best heart-healthy choices are organic, free-range lamb, beef, and bison. * Focus on the side dishes. Balance out your meal with a healthy…

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Is Taking a MacStatin a "Holistic" Approach?

…causes adrenal stress. The real danger for fast foodies? The sodas and other ridiculous supersized drinks that pack 40 teaspoons of sweeteners! Unfortunately, neither a fistful of good supplements nor any a drug can totally cancel out a bad diet and overeating. And how can one dose offset one indiscretion?…

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6 Ways You May Be Sabotaging Your Bone Health

…Drinks—The phosphoric acid in most soft drinks literally leaches calcium from bones, causing excessive calcium excretion. Avoid all colas and diet sodas. 5. Alcohol—Limit your intake to three glasses of wine per week. Alcohol, like caffeine, can deplete calcium, harming bone strength. 6. Cigarette…

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5 Tips for Optimal Lung Health—and Clear Breathing

…are deficient in magnesium due to declining levels in our soils. For lung support I recommend 300 mg of magnesium daily. * Eat a non-inflammatory diet. Just as avoiding sugar and refined carbohydrates reduces inflammation in the heart, it also reduces inflammation in the lungs. * Drink plenty of fluids…

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