Poor nutrition has long-term cardiovascular effects, dietitian says

03/19/2012 | Herald News (Fall River, Mass.), The

Diets that are high in fat, sugar and salt over the long-term can lead to cardiovascular problems such as hardening of the arteries and inflammation, says registered dietitian Amanda Szot at Southcoast Hospitals Group's Cardiac Prevention Program. Szot says that during National Nutrition Month, she is giving talks about good nutrition and how to reduce weight and cholesterol to prevent stroke, heart attacks and other diseases.

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