Healthy Diet May Prevent Additional Heart Trouble
Study found patients who ate more vegetables, fruits and fish lowered their chances of heart attack, heart failure, stroke
By Steven Reinberg
MONDAY, Dec. 3 (HealthDay News) -- People suffering from heart disease who eat a heart-healthy diet may reduce their odds of having a heart attack or stroke, a new Canadian study suggests.
"It is a very common misconception that medications for heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and other cardiovascular problems will solve or cure the issues at hand," said Samantha Heller, clinical nutrition coordinator at the Center for Cancer Care at Griffin Hospital in Derby, Conn.