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Sound advice

Why should you stop smoking?

Dr. Nault, Vascular Surgeon
Hull Hospital

Diet

Preventing Heart Disease

Harvard T.H. Chan
ISchool of Public Health, The nutrition source

Health diet

All types of cardiovascular prevention aim at identical objectives: not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, exercising, and following a healthy diet. More specifically, a randomized controlled trial found that a Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin oil or nuts reduced the risk of major cardiovascular events such as myocardial infarction or stroke.

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Exercising

Is it OK to exercise when you're sick?

Genaro C. Armas
American Heart Association News

Sport and COVID-19

Is it OK to exercise when sick? If you have only above-the-neck symptoms such as a runny nose, it may be OK. For symptoms below the neck, like chest congestion, exercise may not be recommended. Moreover, it is not recommended to exercise when diagnosed with COVID-19, with or without symptoms. However, during the pandemic, outdoor exercise is preferred over indoor activities as it reduces the risk of contracting the virus.

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