Make no mistake, health is wealth. The number one killer in the United States isn’t guns, or drugs, or car accidents. It’s heart disease — a ruthless killer that is directly related to what’s on our plates.
Heart disease claims the life of nearly one out of every three Americans.
Adopting a Vegan diet is a powerful way to prevent heart disease. In fact, a recent British study found that switching to a Vegan diet may cut your chances of developing heart disease by 32%! Animal foods tend to be high in cholesterol and saturated fat, major contributors to artery-clogging plaque.
In contrast, plant foods are low in saturated fat and contain no cholesterol. Zero. Additionally, the most powerful cholesterol- lowering dietary agents are soluble fiber, unsaturated fats, and phytochemicals, all of which are found almost exclusively in plant foods.
Here are some other ways that you can protect your heart just in time for Valentine’s Day:
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