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Vegetarian diet linked with 22 per cent lower risk of heart disease

By Adam Vaughan Are vegetarian diets better for the heart?Westend61/Getty Eating a vegetarian diet rather than consuming meat has been linked with a significantly lower risk of coronary heart disease. While the environmental case for going vegetarian is unequivocal and powerful, the long-term health impacts of adopting a vegetarian or vegan diet are still poorly… Read More »

Heart attack warning: Think twice before doing this – one overlooked risk factor

Heart attack happens when there is a sudden loss of blood flow to a part of a person’s heart muscle. A heart attack requires immediate medical attention – delaying calling 999 can dramatically reduce a person’s chance of survival. It is well understood that pre-existing health conditions can raise a person’s risk of having a… Read More »