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Heart Health

20 January 2011

Daily fruit and veg lowers heart disease risk

Along with all the other well-known reasons to eat more fruits and vegetables, new research indicates that doing so may reduce your risk of dying from heart disease.

Along with all the other well-known reasons to eat more fruits and vegetables, new research indicates that doing so may reduce your risk of dying from heart disease.

The investigators found that there were 1,636 deaths from ischaemic heart disease, which is the most common form of heart disease and a leading cause of death in Europe. People with ischaemic heart disease have reduced blood flow to the heart, which can cause angina, chest pain and heart attack.

Why fruit and veg protect the heart

 

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