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Preventing Heart Disease and Stroke

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Coronary heart disease is a leading cause of premature, permanent disability among working adults. Stroke alone accounts for the disability of more than 1 million Canadians. Almost 6 million hospitalizations each year are due to cardiovascular disease. Costs - The economic effects of cardiovascular disease on the Canadian health care system grows larger as the population ages. In 2003, the cost of heart disease and stroke is projected to be $351 billion: $209 billion for health care expenditures and $142 billion for lost productivity from death and disability.

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Goji Berry The World’s Most Powerful Anti-Aging Food

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Quite Possibly, The World's Most Nutritionally-Dense Food What Is Goji? The goji berry, also known as the lycium berry, grows in many regions throughout the Himalayas and Asia. It has occupied an important place in traditional Asian medicine for generations. One story from the Tang dynasty in China (around 800 A.D.) tells of a well that had been dug next to a Buddhist temple that happened to be surrounded by goji vines. The berries that fell into the well were said to enrich the water.

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