Features April 2007 Issue

Protect Your Arteries From Dietary Damage

Avoiding foods with trans fat and limiting saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce your risk of atherosclerosis.

Atherosclerosis is the starting point for all cardiovascular diseases, so protecting your arterial health is your first line of defense. By reducing your intake of foods that contain trans and saturated fats, as well as cholesterol, you may minimize plaque buildup and subsequent hardening of your arteries.

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