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Heart Health Alert: Common Heart Killers

Everyday millions of people are slowly destroying their hearts and don’t even know it. Find out what common items to avoid and why!

So you’ve made a commitment to improve your heart health. You’ve started a fitness program. And you’re eating healthier. But in your efforts to reduce calories and sugar, you are drinking diet soda. Bad move.

Several studies have linked diet soda to an increased risk of heart disease.

Heart attack

One study, according to Journal of General
Internal Medicine, conducted by University of Miami and Columbia University followed, 2500 patients for 10 years. Over time the participants that had 1 or more diet sodas a day (versus the group that had none) displayed symptoms that “were more likely to have had a stroke or heart attack, or to have died from vascular disease.”

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