Crusty Foods Are Bad For Your Heart

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By Molly Grady

Crusty foods may make heart problems worse, especially if you have diabetes.

Researchers at the University of Illinois found cooking methods that create a crust, like the crispy edge of a hamburger, or the corner of a brownie, are associated with plaque formation.

This plaque formation is the kind seen in cardiovascular disease.

Health experts say it's better to limit fried food and bake, broil or grill food instead.

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