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Unformatted text preview: life style to a healthier one and by going to the doctors for regular check up, especially if heart disease runs in your family already because then you are at a higher risk from the start. Not smoking, Daily exercise (at least 30 minutes), Moderate alcohol consumption (an average of one Aaron Olexa 2. half to two drinks daily), A healthy body weight (measured as a Body Mass Index under 25), A healthy diet (based upon the Alternate Healthy Eating Index developed by HSPH, which targets food and nutrients associated with lower risk of chronic disease). (Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter) states in the Five Healthy Lifestyle Factors Fight Heart Disease in Men that these five steps will help men greatly reduce their risk of having a heart attack and will help with heart disease as well....
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- Spring '08