Stevia

Sugar is a Major Cause of Heart Disease

…fruit juice or try some shredded raw or dried apples, coconut, raisins or dates. Use spices such as cinnamon, cloves or nutmeg. Or experiment with stevia, an herbal supplement that is now available as a sweetener. * Eat several small meals. By eating little portions spread throughout the day, you’ll…

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10 Cancer-Prevention Habits that Can Save Your Life

…, and definitely the most colorful you can find. 7. Minimize sugar and sweet foods in the diet, because sugar weakens the immune system. The herb stevia, available at health food stores, is a good sugar substitute. 8. Use natural COX-2 inhibitors, such as green tea, rosemary, turmeric, ginger, oregano…

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Why High Fructose Corn Syrup is Health Enemy #1

…juices, spritzers from juices and mineral water, and herbal teas. If you must have something to sweeten your cereal, coffee, or tea choose ribose or Stevia instead, or add a quarter teaspoon of honey. Now it’s your turn: Have you found a healthy alternative to HFCS? You May Also Be Interested In: * The…

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5 Heart-Smart Secrets for Your July Fourth Celebration

I love everything about the Fourth of July, from the hometown parades, to fireworks, and cookouts with family and friends. Yet, as I’m sure you’ve noticed, many celebrations can be a real disaster for your heart and your health. That’s why I wanted to share some of my best heart-smart secrets…

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How to Control Your Sugar Intake

…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 use as a sweetener. * Eat several small meals, starting with breakfast, and include some protein at each…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition Beverages

…tea over ice with zesty lemon and a slice of lime is one of our favorites. You can also try natural mineral water sweetened with flavored liquid stevia or mixed with a puree of your favorite fruit. I am particularly partial to watermelon or strawberries! For more information on general or cardiovascular…

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Eating Healthier By Avoiding These 10 Foods

…When eating healthier, opt for whole wheat. * Sugar. Again, it spikes your blood sugar. If you want to sweeten your coffee or tea, opt for ribose or Stevia instead. * Veal. It’s one of the most inflammatory foods you can eat, and inflammation is at the root of heart disease. * Dehydrated soups. They’re…

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