Excessive eating this Christmas – and for many that means loading up on eggnog, cheese plates, ham, roast beef, and turkey – could lead to a holiday heart attack, according to a new study.
Swedish researchers found that heart attack risk increased by 37% on Christmas eve and 15% on Christmas day. This was compared to the 2 weeks before and after Christmas, and was possibly due in part to overeating. People with type 2 diabetes and heart disease were at greater risk – that’s more than 120 million Americans.
Of course, filling up on baked potatoes and broccoli won’t lead to a heart attack. Continue reading “Vegan Diet Could Cut Holiday Heart Attack Risk”Read More