How To Eat To Maintain A Healthy Heart 
Thrive Magazine|Summer 2017
How To Eat To Maintain A Healthy Heart 

As Benjamin Franklin once said, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." Heart-health is no exception. 

As Benjamin Franklin once said, An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." Heart-health is no exception. Cardiovascular disease is the second most common cause of death in the U.K. The good news is that 9 out of the 10 strongest risk factors for heart disease are preventable by improvements in our diet and lifestyle. 

Most of us have come to believe that 'low-fat' and 'diet' food brands form the basis of a healthy-heart diet. However, what we now know is that this low-fat message can actually be harmful. The Mediterranean diet, which is full of vegetables, salads, nuts, fish and oils is known to support longevity and a healthy heart, yet as much as 70% of its caloric intake comes from high-fat foods. 

A few simple dietary changes can make the world of difference to your cardiovascular health. Here are 10 simple nutrition tips for 

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