Make a heart-healthy resolution this year

If you’re making resolutions for 2021, why not make one that’s good for your heart?

A new study by researchers from Northeastern University, Harvard University, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital shows that certain foods—including wine, yogurt, carrots, peanuts, breakfast cereal, grapes, and raisins—are associated with a lower risk of developing coronary heart disease.

The researchers also found several foods that were associated with an increased risk of developing heart disease, including processed meat, doughnuts, and white bread.

“Diet-induced diseases are the largest source of death in the U.S.,” says Albert-László Barabási, Robert Gray Dodge Professor of Network Science and university distinguished professor of physics at Northeastern, and one of the researchers in the study.

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Network Science Program