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8 Surprisingly Bad Foods for Your Heart

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Instead, choose unrefined (and therefore more slowly digested) whole-grain alternatives. Brown or wild rice, 100 percent whole-wheat bread and whole-wheat pizza crust are all good options.

By Rachel Meltzer Warren, MS, RD. Published February 7, 2012. Rachel is a New York City-based nutrition writer, educator and counselor, and owner of Nutritionista Communication + Consulting.