Men Who Followed 6 Healthy Lifestyle Habits Cut Their Risk of Heart Failure in Half

From WebMD: The six healthy lifestyle factors associated with a lower risk of heart failure were:

  1. Normal body weight
  2. Never smoking
  3. Regular exercise
  4. Moderate alcohol use
  5. Diet that includes eating breakfast cereals regularly
  6. Diet rich in fruits and vegetables

The lifetime risk for heart failure was approximately 1 in 5 (21.2%) in men adhering to none of the desirable lifestyle factors, compared to 1 in 10 (10.1%) in those adhering to four or more healthy lifestyle factors.

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