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These 10 Foods Affect Your Risk of Heart Disease the Most

Just 10 foods account for nearly half of all heart disease deaths in the U.S., researchers reported Tuesday. If people ate less salt and meat and ate more nuts, fruits and vegetables, they could greatly lower their own risk of heart disease, the researchers at Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy found.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

I would  definitively take out the whole grains (due to a high glycemic index that will increase insulin secretion) and vegetable oils (high in omega-6 fatty acids) from the recommended foods.  When those two dietary items combine, you will increase arachidonic acid formation that is powerful driver of heart disease.

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