Healthy eating policies could halve heart disease deaths

Intervention policies that promote healthy eating could cut the death rate for cardiovascular disease (CVD) by up to 50%, according to a study from the Institute of Psychology, Health and Well-being.

The researchers found that intervention policies which reduce unhealthy eating habits can have a significant effect on levels of CVD at both an individual and population level.

Poor diet is one of the major causes of CVD and small improvements can make a positive and rapid impact on both the individual and the wider population. However, the information about healthy eating, whilst plentiful, has been unclear and often caused confusion.

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