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A little muscle never hurts, especially for heart disease patients

April 8, 2016

A little muscle never hurts, especially for heart disease patients

By Enrique Rivero Enrique Rivero

  Regardless of their fat level, heart disease patients might do well to muscle up a bit. In a new study assessing the link between body composition and risk of earlier death among heart disease patients, UCLA researchers found that higher levels of muscle mass seem to provide a protective effect, even in people with […]

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Tags: BMI, body mass index, diabetes, Dr. Preethi Srikanthan, endocrinology, fat level, heart disease, pre-diabetes, weight loss