Health

Plant-based eating and cardiovascular health

date
17.02.2015

Coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke together are known as Cardiovascular disease (CVD).  CVD is the most important cause of death in Europe. Risk factors for heart disease include high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, overweight and obesity. The most important behavioral risk factors are unhealthy diet, physical inactivity and tobacco use.

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- Alpro Foundation

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