Dr. Claire Donley D.O.

Plant-Based Diet For Heart Health

The Power of a Plant-Based Diet for Heart Health

My definition of a plant-based diet is when you eat mostly plants, like vegetables, low-glycemic fruits, and legumes. Plants should be the majority of your diet. From there, it depends on your physiology and health goals. For example, many do well adding organic grass-fed/pasture-raised (high-quality) meat on the side. Many others feel better without meat …

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Preventing Heart Disease & Stroke

How Can You Prevent Heart Disease and Stroke?

One of the best ways to prevent heart disease and stroke is by adopting a reduced inflammatory lifestyle. Inflammation plays a huge role in both of these diseases. This means: -Eating more anti-inflammatory foods and less pro-inflammatory meals -Engaging in moderate exercise most days of the week, like brisk walking -Getting enough sleep every night …

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