Want to Live Longer? Eat This!

March 9, 2011  |  

According to The National Stroke Association one half of African American women will die from stroke or heart disease. That’s a sobering fact.

But you can do something about it, today. Icilma Fergus, MD. FACC., assistant professor of clinical medicine at Columbia University Medical Center said one of the best preventative measures in avoiding these diseases, is eliminating processed foods and foods that include high fructose corn syrup.

Fergus, a member of the Association of Black Cardiologists, provided a list of foods that can prevent diseases that are so prevalent in the black community. She mentioned, green leafy vegetables, fish and kidney beans.

Check out the full list over at Black Voices.

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