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What diet will prevent the progression of heart disease?

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Dr. Joseph Roosth
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Somewhat: Diet with modification of fat intake, coupled with exercise can help slow heart disease progression. To say it can prevent it is probably stretching things. However, there is no question that regular exercise coupled with good diet habits and a physician's guidance imo can clearly improve one's cardiac disease status. I believe considerable research exists to back up that statement.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

What should I do to help prevent heart disease?

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Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 32 years experience
See below: Adhere to a healthy low fat diet, avoid smoking, get plenty of exercise, treat high blood pressure , high cholesterol and diabetes if appropriate. Know your risk factors and family history.

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