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Gaining Even a Little Weight Greatly Increases the Risk of Heart Disease


Regular exercise and healthy eating won’t only shrink your waistline; it can also shrink your risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), according to an article published in BioMed Central’s open access journal BMC Medicine. In fact, research from the Million Women Study shows that even a small increase in weight can put you at a risk of CHD equivalent to the risk associated with getting older.

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