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April 22, 2019 - Medical Xpress

Plant-based diets can be effective in reducing heart failure risk

Plant-based diets can be effective in reducing heart failure risk
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Heart failure affects more than 5.7 million adults and that number is expected to rise.

Plant-based diets are associated with a lower risk of heart failure in adults without known heart disease, while Southern diets consisting of more fried and processed foods and sweetened drinks are associated with greater risk, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that looked at the association between five dietary patterns and risk of heart failure.

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