Heart Beat November 2004 Issue

Heart Beat: 11/04

LOW-FAT DIET AND A TRIO OF LIFESTYLE HABITS SLASH DEATH RATES People aged 70 to 90 who maintain a healthy diet, exercise about 30 minutes a day, use alcohol moderately and don’t smoke cut their death rates by 65 percent compared with peers who don’t follow this heart-healthy regimen (September 22/29 2004 Journal of the American Medical Association, JAMA). Subjects in the study adopted a “Mediterranean-type diet” rich in vegetables, fruits, fish and monounsaturated fats (MUFAs).…

To continue reading this article you must be a paid subscriber.

Subscribe to Heart Advisor

Get the next year of HEART ADVISOR for just $20. That's a savings of $19 off the regular rate.

With your paid subscription you will receive unlimited access to all of our online content. That is over a decade of previous issues from Cleveland Clinic, the hospital rated #1 in cardiac care by U.S. News & World Report - free of charge.

Subscriber Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.