A powerful reminder: Make health last

Canada’s Heart & Stroke Association poses the question: What will your last 10 years look like? It’s a short, though provoking clip that reminds us that health choices we make today will dictate the quality of our life later.

If you fear you might be on the path of the person on the right, it’s never too late to make some healthy changes. Here’s a few places to start. The New England Journal of Medicine recently published the results of a study about the Mediterranean diet. The study found people at high risk for coronary artery disease could reduce their risks of stroke, heart attack and death from coronary artery disease by 30% by relying on a Mediterranean style of eating. Learn more about a more about a Mediterranean diet from the Mayo Clinic.
If you need more exercise, the CDC offers guidance on how much physical activity you need, based on your age. The CDC also offers guidance for adding physical activity to your life.

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