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1 - Don't smoke
2 - Have a body mass index (bmi) lower than 25
3 - Eat five servings of fruits and vegetables a day
4 - Exercise vigorously for at least 2 ½ hours per week.
Doctors say if you live by these four rules for 20 years or more, it will lower your risk of heart attack and stroke by 87%. Living this healthy lifestyle for any amount of time will decrease your chance of dying of heart attack or stroke.
Only 3% of Americans live by all four rules.
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