A new study suggests that having a 45 minute nap during the day, can help stressed-out people lower their blood pressure and protect their heart.
Researchers at the Harvard School of public Health analyzed the findings of eight previous studies on fats and came to the conclusion that reducing the amount of saturated fats—those from items such as butter/dairy, meat, egg yolks—and replacing them with polyunsaturated fats—those that are liquid at room temperature—increases good cholesterol and improves your chances of staving off heart disease.
Heart disease is the number-one killer of women in the United States. And an estimated 8 million women have it. What's more, a new study shows that in recent years the overall heart disease risk for Americans-especially women-hasn't continued the healthy downward trend it showed in previous decades.
Here are some practical ways to prevent heart disease. Start with these age-specific steps.
During your 30's
Do not eat any foods that contain trans fat.