Rise and Relax-A short morning meditation is good for the soul. A report from the Journal of Hypertension suggests that transcendental meditation can lower systolic blood pressure by nearly 5 points.
Go for a Stretch-Research indicates that yoga packs a powerful punch. Regular yoga practice may lower cholesterol levels by more than 18 points.
C Your Breakfast-People who consume large amounts of fruits and veggies containing vitamin C have a 13% lower risk of developing heart disease.
Reach for Almonds-People who ate almonds as a daily snack lowered their bad cholesterol by 5 points in just 6 weeks.
Load up on Whole Grains-Whole Grains have the most impact on reducing the risk of heart disease.
Do the D-Make sure you are taking a supplement. Recommended dosage is 30 nanograms.
Work up a Sweat-Women who engage in strenuous activities two or three times per week were 20% less likely to develop heart disease,stroke or blood clots than those who didnt.
Go Mediterranean-Adults who followed the Mediterranean diet were a whopping 47% less likely to develop heart disease than those who didnt follow the diet.
Find your sleep sweet spot-Adults who rested for five or fewer hours a night had 50% more calcium in their coronary arteries than those who clocked seven hours