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Physical Activity and Cancer

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What is physical activity? Physical activity is any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles; such movement results in an expenditure of energy. Physical activity is a critical component of energy balance, a term used to describe how weight, diet, and physical activity influence health, including cancer risk. How is physical activity related to health? Researchers have established that regular physical […]

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The risks of sitting too long

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As technology advances our entire world is been constructed to keep you sitting down. When we drive, work, office, at home watch TV, and so on… You may think that if you hit the gym a couple times per week, drink green juice occasionally, or change from regular coke to diet coke – will certainly counteracts all the sitting. Well, […]

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How Does Stress Affect You

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When it comes to stress we all deal with it in different ways, some of the common responses to stress are listed below. Take a minute and think about how stress affects you. Aches and Pains* Headache Backache Neck ache Stomach ache Tight muscles Clenched jaw Energy Level and Sleep* Feeling tired without a good reason Trouble sleeping Feelings Anxiety […]

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Sugary drinks linked to 180000 deaths a year study says

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Scientists are asking people across the globe to lay off sugary drinks, linking the consumption to an estimated 184,000 adult deaths each year, including more than 25,000 Americans. Overall, that means one in every 100 deaths from obesity-related diseases is caused by sugary beverages, according to a study published Monday in the journal Circulation. The study, conducted by researchers from Tufts University, found that the […]

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happy 4th Amercia

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Happy 4th of July America! Originally posted 2015-07-03 16:35:24.

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