Gap Fill - Heart Disease - Level 6


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Researchers have discovered the people with the hearts in the world. The Tsimane people live in the Amazon of Bolivia and have almost no of serious heart disease because of their plant-based and high levels of physical . Besides having a healthy heart, the Tsimane also have blood pressure, low cholesterol levels and low glucose. This all adds up to a very strong cardiovascular . And this means they avoid many of the diseases and conditions that kill hundreds of around the world, such as heart attack, stroke, diabetes and kidney . A study estimates that an 80-year-old from the Tsimane tribe has the same cardiovascular age as an American in their mid-50s.

The study on the Tsimane is published in the journal 'The Lancet'. Study co-author Dr Gregory S. Thomas stated: "This study suggests that [disease] could be avoided if people adopted some of the Tsimane lifestyle, such as keeping their cholesterol, blood pressure and blood very low, not smoking and being physically ." He added: "Most of the Tsimane are able to live their life without developing any coronary [disease]. This has never been seen in any research. While to achieve in the industrialized world, we can adopt some of their lifestyle to potentially forestall a condition we thought would effect almost all of us."

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