ABC Action News gets healthy eating and diet recommendations from local Bradenton cardiologist, Dr. John Lourie, with the Heart Attack Prevention Center.
forecast coming up in a little bit. >>> thanks bill. this is the time of year when people take a look at their health. maybe the weight and try to improve the weight, too. >> a lot of people are going for the whole food plant based diets while they are healthy they can be– the cardiac special in bradenton, you have some ideas that we can use and follow to help us get through this time when, you know, we just saw the story people are heavier than ever. so this is not healthy. >> right. we estimate that about 30% of the country may be be obese now and by 2030 it may be 50 percent of the country leading to chronic diseases like high blood pressure and heart disease and troation and diabetes — and stroke and diabetes you can eat healthy and flavorrable. >> preventive measures is your key. what do you suggest people eat and really tackle the problem of obesity? >> well one of the things tha