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Feature Recipes. Spicy Shrimp with Pesto Noodles. Squash Soup. Newsletter Homepage Volume 38, No. Deaths In the UK every year , people die from heart and circulatory disease. Death rates from CHD are the highest in areas of greatest deprivation.
A plant-based diet can also help improve several risk factors for heart disease:
Globally An estimated Every 12 minutes someone in the UK will have a stroke. Over 1. Hospital Admissions and Procedures Over 92, percutaneous coronary interventions PCI's are now carried out every year in the UK, more than two times the number a decade ago. Nicotine and carbon monoxide constrict blood vessels.
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Nicotine stimulates the body to produce adrenaline which speeds up the heart rate and makes the heart work harder. Carbon monoxide reduces the amount of oxygen in the blood.
Diet In the UK, adults years , consume on average 4. Mean saturated fat intake adults is currently around