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Protect Your Heart Health with a Sugar-Free Diet

…sugary foods. 6. Limit your alcohol intake. This includes wine, beer, and liquor. Many people don’t realize that alcohol contains a large store of hidden sugar, so you don't want to drink too much alcohol in your heart health diet. Now it's your turn: How do you stick to a sugar-free diet for better heart…

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How to Control Your Sugar Intake

…beyond. Tips to Avoid "Sugar Shock" * Steer clear of doughnuts and pastries. You get the sugar, plus damaging hydrogenated oil and processed, fiber-less flour. Who needs this jackpot of junk? * Beware of sodas. They are liquid candy—the number one dietary source of added sugars. Studies connect them…

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Sugar is a Major Cause of Heart Disease

…satiated and be less inclined to overload on sweets that can cause heart disease. * Limit alcohol intake. This includes wine, beer and liquor. Many people don’t realize that alcohol contains a large store of hidden sugar. * Eat an anti-inflammatory Pan-Asian Mediterranean (PAM) diet. My heart-healthy PAMM…

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9 Secrets for Achieving a Healthy Weight

…carbohydrates to 10-20% of your daily caloric intake, and nix wheat, white flour, and sugar to lose the weight. This includes removing alcohol from your diet since wine, beer, or any alcohol is converted to sugar in the body. 3. Eat plenty of foods that are rich in fiber, especially plant-based fiber…

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What are Cardiac Arrhythmias?

…sensitivity, too much caffeine can set off skipped or rapid heartbeats * Excess sugar intake, as it causes fluctuations in insulin and adrenaline * Alcohol is another culprit, and the combination of alcohol and the sugars and caffeine in chocolate and sweets can generate quite intense arrhythmias among…

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5 Tips for Preventing Dry Skin

…Decrease the amount of caffeine and alcohol in your diet. Both of these substances can have a dehydrating effect on your skin. Dry Skin Tip #4: Drink eight glasses of pure, clean water a day—which hydrates your skin from the inside. Dry Skin Tip #5: Steer clear of sugar. Teenagers aren’t the only ones…

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10 Cancer-Prevention Tips That Can Save Your Life

…juice once or twice a week. Cancer-Preventip Tip #4: Take a digestive enzyme supplement to restore enzymes depleted by processed foods, caffeine, alcohol, and stress. Cancer-Prevention Tip #5: Fortify “gut-friendly” bacteria with prebiotics and probiotics. You can get prebiotics naturally by eating…

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Vascular Dementia Can Happen to Anyone

…should you. She was a non-smoker who rarely drank alcohol. You can also help to prevent and treat VaD by reducing your risk for stroke including: * Keep your blood pressure and blood sugar in the normal range. * Avoid smoking and only drink alcohol in moderation. * Take 1–3 grams of fish oil daily…

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Respiratory Sinus Arrhythmia and PACs

…which is why conscious breathing exercises are so good for your heart. Other SA Node Factors * Activity level * The foods you eat (caffeine, sugar, chocolate, alcohol, etc) * The chemicals you ingest (food dyes, medication, etc) * The world around you (altitude, electric smog, etc.) Respiratory sinus arrhythmia…

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The 14 Most Dangerous Toxins to the Heart

…deplete coenzyme Q10 and diuretics deplete precious potassium and magnesium. So, if you need to take medications you want to supplement accordingly. 3. Alcohol. Overindulgence ages the body. 4. High-fructose corn syrup. This sweetener is added to thousands of processed food items and is particularly prominent…

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5 Heart-Healthy Tips for Lean Living!

…food found in the middle of the store is full of the substances that are bad for your body—and your weight. 5. Keep your intake of caffeine, alcohol, and sugar minimal. It may feel like these substances give you a boost or some relaxation, but in the long run, they are detrimental to your physical well…

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How to Lower High Triglyceride Levels: 5 Easy Steps

…the extra calories into a form of fat called triglycerides (think of “love handles”). Dietary sources of triglycerides include sugars, other carbohydrates and alcohol. To keep your heart in the healthy zone, you want your triglycerides to be 50-180 mg/DL. What’s also important is that high triglyceride…

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