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A heart healthy diet is one that maintains balance. Eating too much saturated fat is one of the major risk factors for heart disease. A diet high in saturated fat causes a soft, waxy substance called cholesterol to build up in the arteries. Too much fat also increases the risk of heart disease because of its high calorie content, which increases the chance of becoming obese (another risk factor for heart disease).

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Here's an experiment: Eliminate any food made with or containing wheat for the next four weeks and see what happens.   This means no bread, pasta, crackers, cookies, breads, chips, pancakes, waffles, breading on chicken, rolls, bagels, cakes, breakfast cereal. It doesn't matter if it's whole grain, whole wheat, or white. All…

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Piotr, Community Member, commented on 5 Top Tips for Increasing Your Fiber… If you don't have celiac disease you do not have to eliminate wheat.

04/28/14

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gotgrammer? commented on 7 Tips to Decrease Cortisol Production… I don't know how seriously to take advice about complex medical matters…

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ABush, Editor, posted Does Vegetarianism Really Lower Your… A new study concludes that vegetarians have a lower risk of heart…

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Holdon M commented on Drink to Your Heart: Top 10 Beverages… I am so glad this was posted.  My Doctor told me to stay away from…

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