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Eating for a Healthy Heart
A Heart-Healthy Diet Plan
3/27/2013 12:58:02 PM
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I'm seeing a lot of confusing and conflicting information recently. Especially about how many carbs we should be eating and that heart disease is not caused by eating too much cholesterol. It is caused by inflammation as a result of eating too much sugar...including grains and cereals. I'm not sure if the recommended carbohydrate and fat servings here are really correct for optimum health.
I read Wheat Belly too - and so had most of my family - and lots of us are going gluten free. It is amazing how many products contain gluten. When I went off wheat, (my naturalpath suggested that and sugar for 6 months) I no longer have bloating after I eat, no more cramping and running to the bathroom, and my doctor says the gut inflamination is gone. I highly reccommend this book.
I recently read "Wheat Belly" and it truly makes sense to me. The author argues that it's not fat and meats that are the problem it is wheat. I suggest anyone interested in another view of how to eat healthy read this book. Whole grains and carbs from wheat products are the true culprits. I began avoiding wheat in my diet and have lost more fat and my cholesterol levels are perfect now. For years we have been told to "eat more whole grain" but, after reading Wheat Belly, I have begun to question that advice. Read it for yourself and get another opinion.
To itsaclaire re how do we manage our salt intake without making everything from scratch? You answered your own question already. And you eat at home instead of at restaurants, unless you find one that will actually make you a salad with nothing added, whether fruit or veggie. Then a little basalmic vinegar on the side, and you have a delicious something out , or at home that really didn't take much time to prepare!! We CAN do this.
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10/31/2012 7:15:20 AM
Thank you for not pushing alcohol. As a family loaded with alcoholism I have been mortified by the push for alcohol consumption. I would much rather see my loved ones die at older middle age of a heart attack than destroy their lives and the lives of their children with alcohol, and then die early anyway.
10/31/2012 3:44:22 AM
I echo PETESIS... We need to keep pushing the word out that it's not meat and fat that leads to heart disease, it's sugar and flour and the like.
Thanks to MINDHORIZON for some good words of wisdom.
I joined the anti-happymeal team two years ago. Fries and burgers turned in to greens, cabbage, beets, fruit, nuts, etc. I still eat mass produced meat, but I'm switching over to grass fed little by little.
I think this article is a real load of misinformation.... Same old "heart healthy" advice that has been proven wrong again and again... cholesterol in the diet does not translate into cholesterol in the body. And most all of sugar is an unnatural thing for human beings. The whole concept of what we consider a normal blood sugar level.... (spiking back and forth between meals and fasting) is a scientific disgrace . Todays dieticians are for the most part preaching mistaken information and we are fatter than ever before.
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