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Four Therapies for Heart Attack Patients

…(wild, not farm-raised); modest portions of lean meat; and plenty of nuts, seeds, and beans. On the PAMM diet, you’ll avoid sugary or high glycemic-index foods (e.g., white rice, white bread, cake, cookies, candy, chips, etc.) that ramp up the level of inflammation in your body that contributes to…

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Why I Recommend The Mediterranean Diet

…people with cardiovascular problems is that it limits your carbohydrate intake and emphasizes eating only carbohydrates that rank low on the glycemic index. This index measures the rate at which carbohydrates break down as sugar (glucose) in the bloodstream. Low-glycemic carbohydrates won’t cause…

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Five Secrets for Effective Weight Loss

…Insoluble fiber is found in low-glycemic, complex carbohydrates like beans, lentils, chickpeas, asparagus, and broccoli. As a bonus, foods with a low glycemic index put glucose into your body in a slower, more sustained way, for fewer food cravings and steadier energy. Plus, fiber gives you a feeling of fullness…

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Announcing the Best Heart Health Diet Recipe Challenge

…following: heart-healthy fats (olive oil, coconut oil, etc.), heart-healthy proteins (salmon, range-fed beef, etc.), and/or slow-burning, low-glycemic index vegetables, such as asparagus, broccoli, kale, Brussels sprouts, spinach, and more. But you're certainly not limited to these ingredients. For…

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Sugar is a Major Cause of Heart Disease

…. * Eat an anti-inflammatory Pan-Asian Mediterranean (PAM) diet. My heart-healthy PAM eating plan includes 40 to 45 percent slow-burning, low-glycemic index carbohydrates; 35-40 percent healthy fats; and 20-25 percent protein—all of which help to reduce inflammation. * Restrict bread and bread products…

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Diabetes and Heart Disease

…in blood sugar and a subsequent rise in insulin. Instead, I recommend the PAMM diet which includes 45 percent to 50 percent slow-burning, low-glycemic index carbohydrates; 30 percent healthy fats; and 25 percent protein. * If you have a family history of diabetes (whether type 1 or type 2) or if you…

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Watermelon Does Everything Right for Your Health

…variety—and extra antioxidants—toss in fresh strawberries, raspberries and/or ripe fresh mango. The only downside with watermelon is that it’s high glycemic index. So, if you have diabetes you want to balance it out with a chaser of nuts for fat and protein. All fully ripened fruit is rich in antioxidant…

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Follow This Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…day, when the body is quieter and the metabolism slower. My PAMM heart healthy diet plan includes 45 percent to 50 percent slow-burning, low-glycemic index carbohydrates; 30 percent healthy fats; and 25 percent protein. I’d also urge you to eat organic as much as possible. Moderate Carbohydrates…

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A Delicious Heart-Healthy Breakfast—Overnight Oatmeal

…contributes to a healthier GI tract. Its high concentration of both soluble and insoluble fiber also helps oatmeal to fall much lower on the glycemic index than other grains. That’s because the fiber digests slowly, releasing the sugar content at a gradual rate which helps you to maintain steady…

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4 Foods for Depression

…potato (with skin) before bed puts your biochemistry in motion to increase serotonin levels naturally. Potatoes, which have a moderately high glycemic index, create a precisely timed “hit” of insulin to escort serotonin- and sleep-inducing tryptophan into the brain. But because potatoes are so satisfying…

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