I saw many people who had advanced heart disease and I was so frustrated because I knew if they just knew how to do the right thing, simple lifestyle and diet steps, that the entire trajectory of their life and health would have been different - Mehmet Oz


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Heart disease used to be an ailment of the rich. But it’s now striking the world’s poor

In 2016, an estimated 1 million people died of HIV/AIDS, 445,000 people died of malaria, and 1.7 million died of tuberculosis.

Nearly 18 million died of heart disease. And more than three-quarters of those deaths occurred in the developing world.

If you ask someone to list the most lethal global health problems facing the world today, something as mundane as heart disease doesn’t typically top the list. Yet there it sits, responsible for one-third of all global deaths.

What’s more, in poor countries, those deaths are happening earlier. In wealthy regions like the US and Europe, heart disease tends to burden the elderly (only 15 to 20 percent of deaths from heart…

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