This is a powerful video reminder that our health is not just important for our quality of life today – it may be even more important for our quality of life as we age. When we are young and at our best health, the choices we make about diet, nutrition, exercise or smoking may not seem to have a very big impact – but they are laying the foundation for the way that we age. The spot was issued by the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation.
Healthy lifestyle changes make a difference
Here’s another good clip from Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation – who note that the average Canadian will spend their final decade with sickness and disability — but by making healthy lifestyle changes now, even small incremental ones, you can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke.