P255 CEEFAX 255 Sat 1 Apr 00:00/12    1/3                   EATING FOR A HEALTHY HEART Doctors and nutritionists have known for some time that people who eat too much fat are prone to heart disease. Approximately 44 per cent of deaths each xfar are due to heart and circulation disease. Age, sex and family history are all contributory factors but there are preventative measures that can be taken Cutting down on smoking, taking regular exercise and eating healthily all help. More In Brief Leisure Gardening MoneyFile
P255 CEEFAX 255 Sat 1 Apr 00:01/01    2/3                   EATING FOR A HEALTHY HEART The risk of heart disease can be reduced by paying close attention to diet and especially fat intake. Five xgars ago the COMA report on Diet and Cardiovascular Disease recommended older children and young to middle-aged adults should get no more than 35 per cent of energy from fat. But recent figures suggest people eat an average of 41 per cent, despite calls to cut down, or switch to, unsaturated fats. More In Brief Leisure Gardening MoneyFile
P255 CEEFAX 255 Sat 1 Apr 00:01/04    3/3                   EATING FOR A HEALTHY HEART Reducing the amount of fat intake can reduce the chance of heart disease. There are two types of fat - saturated and unsaturated. Eating too much saturated fat increases the level of cholesterol in the blood and arteries, increasing the risk of a heart attack. In general, saturated fats are hard and come from animal sources. Reduce fat intake by switching to low-fat spreads, skimmed milk, polyunsaturated margarines and oils. More In Brief Leisure Gardening MoneyFile
P255 CEEFAX 255 Sat 1 Apr 00:11/40   3/3  xp |                EATING FOR A HEAL HY HEAR  Reducing the amount of fat intake can redtce the chance of heart disease. There are two types of fat - saturated and unsaturated. D—ping too much saturated fat increases tda level of