Heart disease is the leading cause of death in American women. What a woman eats and her lifestyle choices play a big part in her heart health. Although some genetic factors also play a role in heart disease it is important to try and minimize the risk as much as you can.
A persons diet is highly important when it comes to the development and prevention of cardiovascular disease. So what makes a good heart healthy diet? What should you eat and try not to eat? A persons diet should contain 20-35% of fat. The healthy fats are located in foods like: fish high in omega 3’s, nuts like almonds and walnuts and olive oil.