Fit over 50 Update — Want to live longer? With less heart disease and cancer?

General Health
In my and Phil Bishop’s book, Fit over 50: Make Simple Choices Today for a Healthier, Happier You, we write: Diets high in vegetables, fruits, and whole grains (and low in red and processed meats) have been linked with lower rates of cancer ... A diet quality score based on the PURE study, which advocates eating more of seven key foods—fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes, fish, dairy, and non-processed red meat—has been linked to lower premature deaths and reduced cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke in at least three large independent studies. Fit over 50, page 28 and 166 Order Fo50 Here Study: Plant-based diet reduces heart disease Reuters reports a study suggests that “people who eat a healthy, mostly plant-based diet may be less likely to develop heart disease and…
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