David Sovka had just returned from a cycling trip in Central America when he had a heart attack. In a five-part series, Sovka describes what it is like to suffer a heart attack and recover from one. . .
There are three kinds of heart attacks: bad, really bad and permanent. The first two require immediate intervention. The third kind is not a problem for you to worry about, which is not necessarily a good thing.
A large section in the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s excellent Living Well with Heart Disease booklet is devoted to healthy eating, the gist of which is, unfortunately, eat more vegetables. A pretty good case is made for eating a healthy diet to help reduce the risk of heart disease by: