News: Heart disease risk in the workforce

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Heart disease risk in the workforce

Sedentary lifestyle, stressful work conditions and compromised diet are leading factors in precipitating heart disease risk among young work force in the age group of 30-44 in the country. The Saffola Life Study 2013, conducted by Marico Industries across 12 cities and covering more than 1.86 lakhs people across 30-100 age group, revealed a shocking large difference between the heart age and the chronological age beginning at 30 years with a noticeable peak observed in the 40s. Also, around 60 per cent of females in their 30s and 40s are shown to be at high risk.

Sedentary lifestyle, stressful work conditions and compromised diet are leading factors in precipitating heart disease risk among young work force in the age group of 30-44 in the country. The Saffola Life Study 2013, conducted by Marico Industries across 12 cities and covering more than 1.86 lakhs people across 30-100 age group, revealed a shocking large difference between the heart age and the chronological age beginning at 30 years with a noticeable peak observed in the 40s. Also, around 60 per cent of females in their 30s and 40s are shown to be at high risk.

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