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Hula has been long known for its health benefits. Here are a few articles and facts to show you its importance.
A NEW LEGACY
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FACTs ON DEPRESSION
If nothing is done, by 2020, depression will be the second leading cause of loss of life. By 2030, depression will be the top mental/physical disorder worldwide. (Source: Wikipedia)
In fact, in developed countries like the United States, up 1 out of 5 people are affected with depression at some point in their lives. Additionally, women are twice as likely to be affected than males. (Source: Wikipedia)
In the United Kingdom, suicide nearly doubled and self harm nearly tripled among female teenagers due to lack of mental health services, selfie culture, and domestic violence. (Source: The Independent Online and Wikipedia)
The real cost of depression can be up to thousands of dollars additional each month. (Medically reviewed article on Everyday Health.)
FACTS ON HEART DISEASE & CANCER
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in most of the world. If nothing is done, by 2030, 23 million people will die each year from heart disease. (Source: Wikipedia)
In Hawai'i, women account for nearly 50% of all newly diagnosed cancers according to Hawaii Cancer Facts & Figures. (Source: University of Hawaii Cancer Center)
Study being done on how Hula can improve cancer survivors' lives. (Source: KHON 2 News)
FACTS ON DIABETES AND STROKE
If nothing is done, Native Hawaiians are twice as likely to die of heart disease and four times more likely to pass away by stroke. (Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
Medical study shows that high intensity hula dance has a higher metabolic equivalent than that of a pick up basketball game. (Source: Honolulu Star Advertiser)