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Diets high in fruit, vegetables, whole grains and nuts among factors to lower first-time stroke risk

Eating Mediterranean or DASH-style diets, regularly engaging in physical activity and keeping blood pressure under control can lower the risk of a first-time stroke, according to updated to guidelines published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke. “We have a huge opportunity […]

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Study raises questions about ‘good’ and ‘bad’ fats

  A new study calls into question established wisdom on good and bad fats, but the American Heart Association stands by its guidelines that saturated fats can hurt your