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Research finds that those with heart condition under control still need to watch what they eat

1:11 PM, Dec 17, 2012   |    comments
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even if patients with cardiovascular disease have their illness under control with medication -- they still need to follow a healthy diet.

researchers at the university of hamilton in canada followed over thirty thousand adults with heart disease or organ damage for five years.

they found those who followed a heart-healthy diet were thirty percent less likely to die from cardiovascular disease. they also had a lower risk for new heart attacks and stroke.

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