Prevent Heart Disease: Healthy Food

6 Surprising Ways to Sneak in Whole Grains

Give your next meal a belly-flattening, heart-healthy makeover with these super simple suggestions

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Add barley to…

Soup
A steaming bowl of broth becomes way more satisfying with the addition of barley. The mighty grain will fill you up and also may lower your blood sugar, thus reducing your risk for type 2 diabetes and obesity, according to several studies. Barley is also a good source of selenium, which may help lower your risk for lung, prostate, and colorectal cancer.

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