Eat Smart to Prevent a Heart Attack

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Hi, I'm Dr. Oz, and here is a smart tip for a healthy heart. Does heart disease run in your family? Well, I've got great news for you, one of the most common cause of the inheritant heart disease is a nasty gene it's called 9P 21. Major recent research has found that a smart diet helps prevent heart attack from people with these gene.

Eating lot's of fresh vegetables and fruits like this bell pepper can cut your risk of a heart attack so much that it's as if you didn't have the gene all, but if you have this gene and you gabble a typical meaty, sugary, salty and fatty American die, your odds of a heart attack doubles. As a cardiac surgeon I've seen way too much heart diseases, but this is really exciting news about how smart lifestyle choices can trump your genetic destiny.

The choice really is yours. For more smart ways to stay well, watch more healthsmart right here.