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Western Diet is Linked to Heart Disease

A study led by Dr. Salim Yusuf at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, surveyed 16,000 patients, 5,700 of whom had just suffered a first heart attack. Dr. Yusuf and their colleagues found that people who ate a "Western" diet based on meat, eggs and junk food were more likely to have heart attacks, while those who ate more fruits and vegetables had a lower risk. In fact, the results suggest that diets heavy in fried foods, salty snacks and meat account for about 35 percent of heart attacks globally.

To read the full article please visit http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/N20529136.htm

A balanced plant-base diet is God's ideal for our health, and the rest of Creation. By adopting it, we are honoring and glorifying God.

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