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Heart Healthy cake recipes

Sweets and treats aren't off-limits if you're aiming for a heart-healthy diet. You just have to choose carefully.

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Bake a better dessert

by Alyssa Sparacino

Sweets and treats aren’t off-limits if you’re aiming for a heart-healthy diet. You just have to choose carefully.

High fat content (think creamy whipped topping or buttery, dense cookies)—particularly saturated fat—can cause higher cholesterol levels in the body. Over time, elevated cholesterol can lead to heart attacks, strokes, sluggish circulation, and kidney problems.

These 10 desserts are low in saturated fat. If you stick with healthier recipes—and less-frequent, reasonable portions—you can have your cake and eat it too!

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