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What are ways to reduce my risk of sudden cardiac death if I am a woman?

Staying fit can reduce a woman's chance of sudden cardiac death by an amazing 92%! This is based on a huge study of 82,000 women. The researchers listed the following four qualities as the formula for this heart benefit:
  1. Not smoking.
  2. Exercising at least 30 minutes per day.
  3. Eating a Mediterranean diet (vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, whole grains, and fish, with moderate alcohol intake).
  4. Having a body mass index less than 25.

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