A Healthy Heart Day

By: Mara Hernandez-Capili


Heart Disease is one of the comon maladies people from nowadays suffer from. One in four women of the United States dies of heart disease each year-more than all cancer types combined including breast cancer. Studies show that only a third of American women consider themselves at the risk of heart disease. Our heart must be considered as high priority for today's women. Vitamin D in the right amount has been found to reduce the risk of certain heart ailments while folic acid, B complex magnesium and zinc helps promote healthy nervous system.
Sister to Sister Foundation organized this year's Woman's Heart Health Fair. Founded in 2000, Sister to Sister Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating woman about healthy lifestyle, simple changes that may help reduce their risk of heart disease.
At the event itself, participants would have access to medical, nutrition, health and fitness as well as stress reduction provided by more than 70 vendors. Women's awareness regarding popping pill everyday is not always enough to care for oneself here volunteers provide free cardiac screening, followed by on site counseling with on the spot results and a personalized action plan. This 15 minute evaluation checks several risk factors related to heart disease, including blood pressure, body mass index, even waist circumferences and family history.
Woman's Heart Fair is not just concerning health of the heart, it deals with holistic health of women; aside from wellbeing screening and evaluation it is a time of sharing and having fun all in one.
All women have their moments, sometimes with a lot of pressure, maybe some just ignores it, this event is designed for all woman to have their day off, a day off from being a mother, a boss, an employee. Grabbing the opportunity to attend stuffs like this would make a lot of difference not only in a women's life but, her family as well.

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Mara Hernandez-Capili is a writer and a researcher on events in Travel and Leisure. Visiting events such as the Minnesota craft fairs will open one's spirit on the beauty of the world beyond home's borders. If youre staying in Minnesota, the author suggests checking out the Minnesota craft shows for entertainments to make your stay memorable.

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