Bangalore: A sedentary lifestyle, lack of exercise and poor eating habits are making millions of urban Indians face a high risk of heart disease, a study by a Mumbai-based consumer products major has revealed.Urban India is moving to lifestyle diseases from infectious diseases due to a sedentary life, poor healthy food and lack of physical activity, Apollo Hospitals cardiologist Girish B Navasundi said, citing the Marico Ltd study conducted online in 12 cities across the country during the last two fiscal years (2010-12).Noting that the hectic lifestyle in cities was making more young Indians prone to cardiovascular disease (CVD), diabetes, hypertension and cancer, Navasundi said lack of physical activity and reduced fibre intake through whole grains were the two main reasons for high risk of heart and life-threatening diseases.
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