Nutrition and Exercise

According to the American Heart Association, regular exercise can prevent or lower the risks of developing cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, colon cancer and stroke. Physical activity also promotes psychological well-being. It reduces the risk of depression and lowers stress levels. In addition, regular exercise strengthens the body and improves the strength and flexibility of joints and bones. Good nutrition is just as important, because it enables you to manage your weight and keeps you energized. Healthy food choices also reduce your risks of developing chronic diseases.

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