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The Heart-Brain Connection

…best nutrients are antioxidants and essential fatty acids. Here's a quick list of foods that are rich in these nutrients. Antioxidants * Prunes; * Raisins; * Berries (blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, raspberries); * Oranges; * Cherries; * Plums; * Red grapes; * Spinach; * Broccoli * Kale * Brussels…

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6 Ways to Enjoy the Health Benefits of Apples

…and enjoy! 2. Harvest Chicken Medley: Place boneless, skinless chicken breasts in a casserole dish, along with chopped onions, apples, and a few raisins. Sprinkle with cinnamon, curry powder (and any of your favorite “apple pie spices”)—and bake in the oven at 350°F until the chicken is done…

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How to Control Your Sugar Intake

…any foods, add a little juice from oranges, grapes, pears, peaches, or other fruits. You can also use some shredded raw or dried apples, coconuts, raisins, or dates. Try sprinkling on cinnamon, cloves, or nutmeg. You also may want to experiment with stevia, an herbal supplement that millions of people…

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How to Develop Dangerously High Blood Pressure

…dangerously high blood pressure. To ensure you don’t get the protective benefits of potassium, avoid potassium-rich foods—including bananas, raisins, baked potatoes, squash, apricots and eggplant. * Avoid eating heart-healthy omega-3s. Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), a component of the omega-3 essential…

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5 Heart-Healthy Snacks

…hummus. Heart-health snack #2. Trail Mix: Choose any combination of almonds, dry-roasted soybeans, dates, dried cranberries, peanuts, pumpkin seeds, raisins, sunflower seeds, and walnuts. Just make sure to choose organic nuts and seeds if they’re available, and that it contains no more than 300 mg of…

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Protect Your Heart Health with a Sugar-Free Diet

…any foods, add a little juice from oranges, grapes, pears, peaches, or other fruits. You can also use some shredded raw or dried apples, coconuts, raisins, or dates. 5. Eat several small meals. Start with breakfast, and include some protein at each sitting to keep you feeling satisfied. By eating little…

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