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A Heart-Healthy Diet Plan Should Include Organic Foods

There's no question that organic foods are an important part of a heart-healthy diet plan. But the popularity of organic food has led to a lot of misrepresentation and clever marketing, making it easy to be fooled about the products you buy. Nothing can stop a local grower from claiming produce is organic…

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5 Food Label Traps and How to Avoid Them

Many of us have been fooled into believing that if a food item is low in calories and fat, it’s healthy. But there are actually a lot of other things you want to watch for on grocery store labels. Here’s how to read food label traps and how to avoid them. 5 Food Label Traps and How to Avoid…

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Eating Organic: Don’t be Fooled by the Media Frenzy

…billion dollar enterprise is just twisting the evidence. * First off, the data they used is questionable. The researchers whittled 5,000 articles on organic foods down to 237 they decided were relevant, but only 17 were human studies, and only three had clinical outcomes. The other 223 studies were on nutrient…

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How to Stick to a Heart-Healthy Diet Plan When Eating Out

…when I spend so much time traveling and lecturing. That’s an excellent question. When I’m home and eating in familiar restaurants that serve organic foods, sticking to a heart-healthy diet plan is easy. But traveling can be a whole different story. I faced that challenge just last week while spending…

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