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  • Top 9 Heart-Healthy Diets

    The Ornish Diet has been shown to reverse heart disease and artery blockages after just one year. The high-fiber, low-fat diet, which features fish and vegetables, can also lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
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    The Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes, or "TLC" Diet was developed by the National Institutes of Health and is endorsed by American Heart Association. The diet, which promotes lean meats and whole grains, cuts cholesterol and fat while boosting soluble fiber.
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    The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, or "DASH" Diet was developed by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to lower blood pressure. It works by boosting fiber and lean protein intake while slashing salt.
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    The Mediterranean Diet can help lower blood pressure and "bad" LDL cholesterol. It emphasizes fish, fruits and flavorful vegetables -- with the occasional glass of red wine, of course.
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    Unlike a vegetarian diet, the vegan diet eliminates all animal products -- even eggs, dairy and gelatin. The diet can help keep blood pressure and cholesterol levels low, and studies suggest cutting meat can slash the risk of death from heart disease by a third.
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    The Engine 2 Diet emphasizes veggies while cutting vegetable oils. On top of boosting heart health by limiting saturated fat and cholesterol, the diet -- a twist on the vegan diet -- can also help you lose weight.
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    Dr. Weil's Anti-Inflammatory Diet can reduce the risk of heart disease with healthy fats and high-fiber fruits, veggies and whole grains. The Mediterranean-inspired diet limits meat, except for oily fish.
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    The Mayo Clinic Diet keeps blood pressure and cholesterol in check with heart-healthy foods like egg substitute, veggies, whole grains and fruits. The diet, which limits saturated fats, can also help you lose weight.
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