The Wall Street Journal ( –Diet’s Role in Lowering Risk of Repeat Heart Attacks – – By Jennifer Corbett Dooren – (Monday, December 03, 2012) –


Patients with heart disease frequently assume that medication is enough to forestall a repeat heart attack or stroke, but a large new study shows the preventive power of a healthy diet.


The findings from a report, released Monday, looked at the impact of diet in addition to the medicines routinely used to treat cardiovascular disease. Although it is widely accepted that healthy diets are powerful tools to prevent cardiovascular disease, less is known about the impact of diet on people who already have the disease.