Prevent Heart Disease: Weight Loss
6 Weight Loss Tips That Help Your Heart
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2. Eat more whole grains
A number of studies have linked whole grain consumption to weight loss. Research from Tufts University found that people who consumed whole grains several times a week had less belly fat than people who didn’t. (Try it! Lose more weight with less effort when you use the Lean Belly Prescription Plan) At the same time, eating more whole grains lowers your risk for heart failure, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association. Get your fill by loading up on whole-wheat breads and pastas, brown rice, oatmeal, and whole-grain cereals.
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