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Going With Healthy Fat
Eating omega-3 fatty acids from fish and plant sources can protect your heart. These healthful fats make blood less likely to form clots that cause heart attacks, and they protect against irregular heartbeats that cause sudden cardiac death, says the American Heart Association in a 2002 study. Food sources include mackerel, lake trout, herring, sardines, albacore tuna, salmon, tofu, soybeans, canola, walnuts and flaxseeds.
There's a lot of news about cholesterol these days, and with good reason. High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined. A regular exercise routine and good eating habits — along with medication if your doctor recommends it — can keep cholesterol levels under control and lower your risk of heart disease.
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