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The Not So Sweet Truth About Artificial Sweeteners

…counterproductive to a diabetic diet. If you must sweeten your food, my recommendation is to use the nutritional supplement stevia which is available in health food stores, or a small amount of honey or maple syrup. Now it’s your turn: Have you found that artificial sweeteners increase your appetite? You May Also…

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How to Knock Out Diabetes Before It Develops

…and lose unwanted pounds, you want to lower your carbohydrate intake, including avoiding products made with white flour and sugar. If you want to sweeten your coffee or tea, add ribose which is sweet, but has a negative glycemic effect. Plus, add blood sugar stabilizing healthy proteins to your diet…

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Sugar is a Major Cause of Heart Disease

…of high fructose corn syrup. This corn-based sweetener is used in thousands of foods, from ketchup and tomato sauce to soft drinks and crackers. Do everything you can to avoid foods containing this sweetener. * Use natural sweeteners. If you must sweeten foods, add a little fruit juice or try some shredded…

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The Harmful Substance That's "Sweeter" Than Sugar

As bad as regular cane sugar is, the real enemy is high fructose corn syrup. This cheap sweetener, which is made from cornstarch, is seriously bad news for everyone, especially those of you with heart risk factors. It’s another man-made toxic burden for the body, and probably worse for our health than…

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How to Control Your Sugar Intake

…mineral for your health. While I’m on the subject, also watch out for sweetened trendy teas, energy drinks, and sports drinks. One popular brand of vitamin-infused water has more sugar per bottle than a doughnut! * If you need to sweeten any foods, add a little juice from oranges, grapes, pears, peaches…

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Protect Your Heart Health with a Sugar-Free Diet

…candy. While I’m on the subject, watch out for sweet teas, energy drinks, and sports drinks. Sugar-Free Diet Tip #4: Use natural sweeteners. If you need to sweeten any foods, add a little juice from oranges, grapes, pears, peaches, or other fruits. You can also use some shredded raw or dried apples…

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There's Really Nothing "Sweet" About Sugar!

…culprit behind heart disease in the U.S. is sugar and other sweeteners. And we do love our sugar. Industry estimates tell us that the average American eats 20 teaspoons of added sugar a day! Thanks to manufacturers pouring sugar and other sweeteners into countless foods, and Americans dumping spoonfuls into…

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Sugar Equals Poor Cardiovascular Nutrition

…levels of blood fats and increase cardiovascular disease risk. Specifically, people who ate about 20 percent of their daily calories in the form of sweeteners of any kind were much more likely to have lower HDL good cholesterol levels and higher triglyceride levels. In the study, Emory University researchers…

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5 Heart-Smart Secrets for Your July Fourth Celebration

…drinks enjoyed while lounging in the backyard or at a family picnic. Yet, sugar-laden drinks can lead to inflammation. Instead, opt for mineral water sweetened with fresh lemon or orange slices. Or, try my personal favorite, club soda with D-ribose and puréed raspberries. Now it’s your turn: What’s on…

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Is Taking a MacStatin a "Holistic" Approach?

…blood, and causes adrenal stress. The real danger for fast foodies? The sodas and other ridiculous supersized drinks that pack 40 teaspoons of sweeteners! Unfortunately, neither a fistful of good supplements nor any a drug can totally cancel out a bad diet and overeating. And how can one dose offset…

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Healthy Heart Nutrition Beverages

…but much more nutritious. Green 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…

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A Healthy Heart Diet Should Not Include High Fructose Corn Syrup

…, spritzers from juices and mineral water, and herbal teas. All of these are good choices for a heart healthy diet. 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 that high fructose…

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Eating Healthier By Avoiding These 10 Foods

…* White flour. It spikes your blood sugar. 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…

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Eating Healthy Foods: Test Your Food IQ

…few times a week is perfectly okay. Now it’s your turn: How did you do? Were there any surprises in this quiz? You May Also Be Interested In * Sweeteners and Your Heart * Why I’m Bullish on Buffalo Meat

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8 Health-Boosting Secrets From My Life

…Atlantic halibut, or wild Alaskan salmon). Plus, I eat range-fed organic meats and poultry no more than once a week. 2. Avoid sugar and artificial sweeteners, since sugar will age you faster, and put you at a greater risk for developing heart disease than cholesterol. 3. Sleep 5–7 hours per night, grounded…

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