5 Junk Foods That Could Save Your Life

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Hilary Walke on Aug 3, 2009 at 3:32PM

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Guinness

Remember that old slogan telling you Guinness is good for you? Experts from The University of Wisconsin say one pint of this thick and creamy dark beer may be as effective as a low dose of aspirin to improve blood circulation, hence lowering the risk of blood clots and heart attacks.

"These foods do have active helpful ingredients, but it's all about the amount," cautions health-editor-at-large Dr. Madelyn Fernstrom.

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