These Popular Weight Loss Diets Are Bad For Your Heart, Says Cardiologist

While certain diets are lauded for their dramatic weight loss effects, that doesn’t necessarily mean they’re good for your heart health. With 1 in every 4 deaths in the U.S. attributable to heart disease, the need to take care of your cardiovascular system through diet and lifestyle habits is critical.

Here, Dr. Elizabeth Klodas, MD, FACC, cardiologist, and founder of Step One Foods, addresses three popular weight-loss diets that could be detrimental to your heart. In conclusion, she shares which diet is the best for both your heart and overall health. Before you go, don’t miss 15

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Why There Is No Such Thing As “Good” or “Bad” Foods, According to a Nutritionist

The food police seem out in full force these days. Between restrictive fad diets and celebrities hyping their nutrition do’s and don’ts, extreme and unreasonable messaging and rules around food are more prevalent than ever before.

As a registered dietitian, people assume my job is to be part of the food police squad, passing judgment on what people put in their mouths and maybe handing out tickets. That couldn’t be further from the truth. Oftentimes, family and friends play that role for me — more than once I’ve been called out by friends for enjoying a slice of bread with

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How to tell if ground beef is bad: What to look for

Ground beef is a versatile meat that may be a staple item in many people’s diets. But it is likely to go bad faster than other cuts of meat, which can ruin the taste and make people sick. People should pay close attention to the color, texture, smell, and expiration date of ground beef.

Ground beef is a popular food in the United States. Research estimates that around 62% of all beef sold in the U.S. is ground. But the process of grinding meat exposes a larger surface area of ground beef to potentially harmful bacteria. This means it is

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