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According to Chapter Twelve, one of the risk factors that you can control is avoiding tobacco. Smoking is the leading cause of preventable deaths. People who smoke are seventy percent more at risk for cardiovascular disease than a non smoker. However, after quitting smoking for three full years your risk form dying of heart disease or stroke declines drastically almost as if you never were a smoker. Cutting back on your saturated fats and cholesterol is another thing that you can
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Unformatted text preview: control. Monitor your cholesterol levels and also modify other dietary habits; you should consume five to ten milligrams of soluble fiber and two grams of plant sterols daily. All vegetables contain between five to forty milligrams of plant sterols and fruit contain a bit less. Nuts and seeds also contain plant sterols. Maintain a healthy weight, exercise regularly, manage your stress levels and control your blood pressure are the last things that you can do to prevent illness....
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