Healthy diet cuts heart attack risk, says research

Men and women over 40 who adapted their diet reduced risk of heart disease by up to a third, according to scientists

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Switching to a healthy diet can reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke in the over-40s by up to a third, research has shown. Scientists measured blood pressure, artery health and heart disease risk factors such as high cholesterol in 162 non-smoking men and women aged 40 to 70.