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Best Heart-Healthy Diets
cardiostarusa1 posted:
Being overweight is just one factor that puts people at risk for heart disease and stroke. A heart-healthy diet can help you lose weight or lower cholesterol, blood pressure, or triglycerides. According to experts who rated the 29 diets listed, the Ornish Diet is the most heart-healthy......


Granted, some individuals have come up with their own or "customized" diet, which works well for them, and that is great.

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deadmanwalking57 responded:
One should also check The Caveat Way diet of Cardiologist Richard J. Flanigan, MD, of Denver, CO.

Low fat diet with plenty of high anti-oxidant foods is a key to beating, delaying, or recovering form heart disease. Plus foods that help produce more paraoxonase and endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs), and a varied daily exercise plan so you use at least 2,200 calories a week exercising.

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