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Drinking coffee and green tea may guard against stroke

A diet high in whole grains, fruits, vegetables and lean meat is not enough according to a recent Japanese study researching cardiovascular risk factors. The study performed in Osaka, Japan identified that drinking coffee and green tea can reduce ones stroke risk by 20%. The analysis, taken from a baseline food survey, identified that consumption of these beverages was inversely related to risk for heart disease and stroke.

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Mediterranean Diet vs Low Fat Diet

A recent study found that a Mediterranean diet supplemented with either extra virgin olive oil or mixed nuts may cut the risk of cardiovascular events by as much as 30% in subjects at high risk of developing heart disease, as compared with people advised to eat a reduced-fat diet.

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Heart Disease is Preventable

About your heart

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5 risk factors of an unhealthy heart

5 risk factors of an unhealthy heart are:

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How important is diet to your heart health?

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A recent study University of Oxford in England found vegetarians are much less likely to suffer from serious heart disease than those who include meat in their diet.

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