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heart disease

Reverse Heart Disease

July 29, 2013

Dr Dean Ornish states that “cardiovascular diseases are completely preventable for at least 95% of people just by changing diet and lifestyle”. See the video.

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Change Your Lifestyle To Avoid Chronic Diseases

February 12, 2012

According to Dr Dean Ornish, lifestyle changes can be a form of treatment that can reverse – not just help prevent – many of the most common and costly chronic diseases, including heart disease, prostate cancer and Type 2 diabetes.

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Help Keep Blood Pressure Down with Whole Grain Foods

October 9, 2009

Research shows that men consuming the highest amount of whole-grains were 19% less likely to develop high blood pressure compared to men who ate the least amount of whole grains.

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Few Adults Have Low Heart Disease Risk

September 28, 2009

According to research recently published in Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association, fewer than 8% of all Americans can now be considered at low risk for heart disease.

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Chronic Disease Definition

September 25, 2009

A chronic disease is one lasting 3 months or more, by the definition of the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics. Chronic diseases are noncommunicable and tend to be age related. It has been reported that 90% of seniors have at least one chronic disease, and 77% of them have two or more chronic diseases!

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Heart Disease Statistics

September 25, 2009

Cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease and stroke, are the first and third leading causes of death for both men and women in the United States. They account for more than one-third (35.3%) of all U.S. deaths, yet they are also among the most preventable.

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