3 Hot Drinks for Cold Weather That Are Good For Your Heart
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With ingredients that promote cardiac health, these variations on seasonal beverages are made without alcohol. And that means they’re appropriate to drink even if you have a heart condition like atrial fibrillation, an irregular heart rhythm that affects millions of Americans. “You’re definitely in jeopardy if you have atrial fib and drink alcohol,” says Suzanne Steinbaum, DO, author of Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum’s Heart Book. “If you have atrial fibrillation, alcohol can be toxic to the heart.”
With healthy ingredients like dark chocolate, cinnamon, ginger, and pomegranate juice, these cocktails are so delicious, you’ll never miss the booze. They do contain sugar, though, so it’s still important not to overdo it.