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BreakUpWithSalt: "Sodium and Your Health," "A Closer Look at the Salty Six," "Sea Salt vs. Table Salt."
American Heart Association: "Shaking the Salt Habit to Lower High Blood Pressure," "Who is at Risk for Atrial Fibrillation (AF or AFib)?" "Added Sugars Add to Your Risk of Dying from Heart Disease," "Prevention Strategies for Atrial Fibrillation (AFib or AF)," "Alcohol and Heart Health," "Saturated Fat," "Cooking to Lower Cholesterol," "Making the Healthy Cut: Fish, Poultry and Lean Meats," "The Skinny on Fats," "Trans Fat," "Whole Grains, Refined Grains, and Dietary Fiber."
AFib Matters: "Living With Atrial Fibrillation."
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health: "Added Sugar in Diet."
eatright.org: "Looking to Reduce Your Family's Intake of Added Sugars? Here's How."
USDA National Nutrient Database: "Basic Report: 08225, Cereals, QUAKER, Instant Oatmeal, fruit and cream variety, dry."
British Heart Journal: "Atrial fibrillation precipitated by tyramine containing foods."
Mayo Clinic: "I just started taking an MAOI for depression. Do I really need to follow a low-tyramine diet?" "Atrial fibrillation: Treatment," "Drugs and Supplements: Amiodarone (Oral Route): Precautions," "Trans fat is double trouble for your heart health," "Atrial fibrillation: Treatment."
MyAFibExperience.org: "Do I need to avoid certain foods for my AFib?" "Anti-coagulation and Healthy Nutrition."
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition: "Caffeine consumption and incident atrial fibrillation in women."
Circulation: "Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation."
Journal of the American College of Cardiology: "Alcohol Consumption and Risk of Atrial Fibrillation: How Much Is Too Much?"
CardioSmart: "Atrial Fibrillation."
Journal of the American Heart Association: "Randomized Controlled Trial of High‐Volume Energy Drink Versus Caffeine Consumption on ECG and Hemodynamic Parameters."
Journal of Cardiovascular Medicine: "Energy drink overconsumption can trigger atrial fibrillation."
Center for Science in the Public Interest: "Caffeine Chart."
American Journal of Case Reports: "Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation and Brain Freeze: A Case of Recurrent Co-Incident Precipitation From a Frozen Beverage."
CDC: "How to Avoid Portion Size Pitfalls to Help Manage Your Weight."
Reviewed by James Beckerman, MD, FACC on October 30, 2019
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