WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A waist circumference of more than 80 centimeters for women and 94 centimeters for men increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a new US study. Doctors say that to prevent a heart attack and stroke, you should refrain from smoking, eat 500 grams of fruits and vegetables a day and exercise for 30 minutes.

Experts confirmed that the Russian Ministry of Health, that high blood pressure increases the risk of heart attacks and stroke.

In February, Japanese scientists presented the results of a scientific study that showed the relationship between eating speed, body mass index and waist circumference. Their food too quickly. This means that waist circumference grows directly with the speed of eating.