Top 4 Causes of Disease and Premature Death

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If you want to live a long, healthy, quality of life, you must avoid these four “life killers.” 1. Smoking.  This one is pretty obvious and doesn’t warrant much discussion. Avoiding smoking is the most impactful disease-prevention lifestyle habit you can have. 2. Being Overweight. This is the result of poor food choices, eating too much of it, along with not enough physical activity. Being overweight or obese often leads to high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. 3. Sitting and Lack of Activity.…

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Inactivity Found To Be More Harmful To Your Health Than Obesity

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Here is another reason to keep moving if you want to be healthy and live longer. We already know how harmful being overweight and obese can be. Now, a study has found that lack of physical activity, like sitting too much, is even more harmful and may lead to twice as many deaths as obesity. In the study’s conclusion, researchers estimated that while 337,000 out of 9.2 million deaths were because of obesity, 676,000 deaths were due to lack of physical activity, regardless of weight. The…

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How to Create a New, Stronger Posture You Can Be Proud Of

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It turns out mom was right when she told us to sit up straight. There are thousands of studies documenting the importance of good posture and the pain and other diseases that can develop from poor posture. If you build a better, stronger posture, you can experience less pain, feel better about yourself, and even live longer!  Did you know many ailments you may be suffering from can occur from poor posture? According to the American Journal of Pain Management, “Posture affects and moderates every…

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Avoiding Too Much of This May Save Your Life

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There are many things you can do to live a longer, healthier life. Eating nutritious food and maintaining excellent posture are two important factors. The third is imperative if you want to balance your lifestyle for many healthy years to come.  We have discussed in a previous article how sitting has been shown to increase the likelihood of people dying sooner. More recently, newer studies have shown sitting for long periods increases your risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and early death! The most surprising…

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Sitting Too Much Can Be Deadly

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Many people have jobs that require them to sit at their desk for at least eight hours a day.  After work, many of these same people end up sitting in front of the television  or computer for a few more hours of sitting time.  Is this you?  It turns out these lifestyle habits can cause disease and lead to premature death!  In this article we will discuss the dangers of sitting and some strategies to help you reduce the amount of time sitting.  Several studies…

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