Cutting out afternoon snacks and exercising may be the best way to keep your heart healthy in old age, research suggests.
Experts found combining crash diets with regular half-hour treadmill work-outs had little benefit other than weight loss.
Instead, chopping out 250 calories- the equivalent of three chocolate digestives or two packets of crisps- was the only one of three methods that appeared to boost heart health.
Academics at the Wake Forest School of Medicine in North Carolina admitted their discovery took them by surprise. Read more…