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4 heart-protective treats

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Before you indulge, remember that convenience foods are often high in unhealthy fats, salt and sugar. Opt for a healthier treat instead.

When mid-afternoon munchies strike, a bag of potato chips or a chocolate bar may be a tempting quick fix. Before you indulge, remember that convenience foods are often high in unhealthy fats, salt and sugar. Opt for a healthier treat instead.

Packed full of disease-fighting nutrients that may reduce cholesterol levels, improve blood pressure and protect the heart from oxidative damage, the following five snack ideas ward off disease as well as hunger.

  1. Dark Hot Chocolate 
  2. Frozen Banana Cream
  3. Cheesy Cinnamon Apple Slices
  4. White Bean Dip
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