Family Health: Women who sleep poorly may have increased heart risk

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — We may possibly know why women who sleep poorly, have an increased risk for heart disease.

Researchers from Columbia University looked at the sleeping and eating habits of nearly 500 women.

They found that those who had overall poor sleep quality; consumed more of the added sugars associated with obesity and diabetes.

Women who took longer to fall asleep consumed more calories, and also ate more food by weight.



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