Antioxodiants May Prevent Hearts Attacks

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Eating foods rich in antioxidants may help prevent heart attacks in women.

Wwedish researchers followed over 30-thousand women -- tracking their diet and medical history.

after ten years, women who consumed the most antioxidants were 20-percent less likely to have had a heart attack than those who ate the least.

most of the antioxidants came from fruits and vegetables ... but other sources were whole grains, coffee and chocolate.

researchers note that women with the highest antioxidant levels also ate fewer fatty foods and were less likely to smoke.

 

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