The Benefits of Exercise

The Benefits of Exercise

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Many people hit the gym or pound the pavement to improve cardiovascular health, build muscle, and of course, get a rockin’ bod, but working out has above-the-neck benefits, too. For the past decade or so, scientists have pondered how exercising can boost brain function. Regardless of age or fitness level (yup, this includes everyone from mall-walkers to marathoners), studies show that making time for exercise provides some serious mental benefits. Get inspired to exercise by reading up on these unexpected ways that working out can benefit mental health, relationships, and lead to a healthier and happier life overall. 1. Reduce stress. Rough day at the office? Take a walk or head to the gym for a quick workout. One of the most common mental benefits of exercise is stress relief.…
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Are you eating too much sugar?

Are you eating too much sugar?

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Diabetes Awareness - Cutting back the sweet stuff Diabetes is a serious life-long health condition that occurs when the amount of glucose (sugar) in the blood is too high because the body can’t use it properly. If left untreated, high blood glucose levels can cause serious health complications. The World Health Organization estimates that over 382 million people worldwide including 4.05 million people in the UK have diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is far more common than type 1. In the UK, around 90% of all adults with diabetes have type 2. Excessive sugar intake, together with lack of physical activity has been highlighted as the main cause. Only yesterday we saw in the news that the UK is now the most overweight nation in Western Europe. An alarming fact and…
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