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Heart patients have a reason to cheer; they can indulge in junk food without tension.

Published: 30th April 2016 10:00 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th April 2016 09:05 AM   |  A+A-

med diet good for heart

med diet good for heart

Heart patients have a reason to cheer; they can indulge in junk food without tension. A study at the University of Auckland in New Zealand has linked consumption of fatty food with high Mediterranean diet to be less risky. They found that those eating a typically Mediterranean diet—rich in fruits, vegetables, fresh fish and unrefined food—had a lower risk of heart attack and stroke. The study, published in the European Heart Journal, considered 15,000 people with heart disease from 39 countries. 

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acne leads.jpgAcne on the face or body can lead to low self-esteem and bullying of sufferers. According to a British Skin Foundation research, it was found that nearly 20 per cent of people who suffered from acnes have considered suicide, while an equal number experienced a break-up in relationships and nearly 60 per cent faced verbal abuse. Hence, campaigners are calling for greater support and wants society to consider acne as a serious condition.

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