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Eating Fruit Lowers Cardiac Risk

Keep the Heart Healthy with a Serving a Day

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Scientists from the university of Oxford and the Chinese Medical Academy studied 500,000 healthy adults in China for seven years, tracking medical records of illnesses and deaths. They found that a 100-gram serving of fruit per day (primarily apples and oranges) reduces the risk of dying from a heart attack or stroke by one-third.

 


This article appears in the August 2017 issue of Natural Awakenings.

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