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Study finds Mediterranean diet can cut heart problems

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A new study finds eating a Mediterranean diet can cut the chance of suffering heart-related problems.

The five-year study involved about 7,500 people in Spain. A Mediterranean diet includes olive oil, nuts, fruit, fish, chicken, beans, tomato sauce, salads and wine.

Rachel Johnson is a professor of nutrition at the University of Vermont and a spokeswoman for the American Heart Association. She appeared on The :30 to discuss the study. Watch the video for more.

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