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National Nature Made(R) Survey Finds U.S. Adults Are Concerned About Heart Disease but May not be Managing Their Risk
Date:12/10/2007

Cardiology researcher offers solutions to manage the risk of heart disease

NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1900, heart disease has been the number one killer in the U.S. -- claiming one life every 35 seconds(1). Although Americans are concerned about heart disease, a new survey conducted by Harris Interactive and commissioned by Nature Made(R), confirms they may not be appropriately managing their risk. In fact, the survey found nearly half of all respondents did not know their current cholesterol levels and 20 percent have never had them checked. High cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease. Despite these concerning statistics, experts suggest the road to better heart health is easier traveled than most people think.

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"Studies show simple lifestyle changes and paying attention to the heart disease risk factors we can control may help Americans live longer, healthier lives," said Joseph Keenan, M.D., cardiology researcher and professor emeritus, University of Minnesota. He offers the following tips to manage the risk factors within our control:

-- Stop Smoking: The World Health Organization reports that one year

after quitting, the risk of heart disease decreases by 50 percent.

-- Stay Fit: Studies show that even moderately intense activities like

walking may help reduce the risk of heart disease.

-- Eat Colorfully: Colorful fruits and vegetables provide key nutrients

and are good sources of fiber.

-- Supplement: Government data shows most people don't eat a nutritious

meal three times a day. To bridge the gap, try a science-based

supplement like fish oil to support heart health. Supportive but not

conclusive research shows that consumption of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty

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