Myths about Heart Disease

In his video Eliminating 90% of Heart Disease Risk, Dr. Michael Greger summarizes a major study on heart disease that once and for all breaks through the myths—myths that heart disease is a common consequence of aging, or that many people are genetically disposed to conditions that lead to heart disease. Including old and young subjects in all areas of the world, the study demonstrated that nine potentially modifiable factors like diet, exercise and smoking accounted for over 90% of the proportion of the risk of having a heart attack. 

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