According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. One in four deaths can be attributed to heart disease. Among women, one in three deaths is caused by heart disease. However, the American Heart Association maintains that education and taking action are keys to preventing 80% of the nearly 700,000 cardiac and stroke events that occur annually.
Whether you’re 12 or 72, it’s never too late to learn something new in the kitchen.
Yoga for Everybody
Yoga can be traced to the first millennium, yet it didn’t gain prominence in the Western world until the 19th and 20th centuries. The rise and fall of its popularity shifted over a course of decades. But, today approximately 37 million people practice it in the United States, including adjunct art history professor and certified yoga instructor Gloria Mast, who views it as more than just a lifestyle … It is a lifesaver.
Commune with Nature
The Garden Media Group, which is based in Kennett Square, compiles a trends report each year. For 2017 they predict that indoor gardening, forest bathing, soundscaping, downsized gardens and plants for the office will be playing roles in our physical and mental health.