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Please explain why does grapefruit segments prevent coronary heart disease?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Grapefruit: Don't know where you got that one. Grapefruit could be a part of a healthful diet but i'm not aware of any study which shows that any specific food prevents cad.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

Please explain why docs recommend increase exercise to prevent coronary heart disease?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Exercise: Virtually every study of effects of interventions shows that people who exercise regularly do better with respect to coronary artery disease. Exercise helps with arterial health. It doesn't absolutely prevent coronary disease but certainly decreases your chances of an untoward event.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Can you please tell me what exactly is coronary heart disease?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
CAD: Coronary heart disease is heart disease caused and associated with abnormalities of the coronary arteries.

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