Top 9 Heart Healthy Foods

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Top 9 Heart Healthy Foods
Thu, 02-09-2012 - 3:57pm

With heart disease the number one killer of both men and women in this country, you would think a cure that could dramatically reduce these deaths would be big news. And yet the most effective remedy is so simple that most people can't seem to believe it works.

"In traditional societies, where people don't eat processed foods, heart disease is rare," says Dr. Arthur Agatston, cardiologist and author of The South Beach Wake-Up Call. "If you start with a healthy diet in childhood, heart attacks are almost completely preventable."

Studies have shown that up to 70 percent of heart disease can be averted with the right regimen.

Read the full story from Prevention magazine at ABC News