Plan some meals around a vegetable main dish, such as a vegetable stir-fry or soup. Then add other foods to complement it.
Carry low fat snacks with you or keep them in your desk at work. Snacks such as dried or fresh fruit or a small bag of nuts or pretzels are good options.
Exercise is a form of physical activity that is planned, structured, repetitive, and performed with the goal of improving health or fitness.
Eat a small meal every 3-4 hours rather than 3 large meals.
Physically active people have a significantly lower risk of colon cancer than inactive people.
Vitamin and mineral supplements cannot replace a healthy diet.
Children and adolescents should include muscle strengthening physical activity at least 3 days a week. Get out and move! It’s the weekend what your EXCUSE today?
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Adults aged 18–64 should do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity throughout the week or do at least 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic physical activity throughout the week or an equivalent combination of moderate- and vigorous-intensity activity. Aerobic activity should be performed in bouts of at least 10 minutes duration. For additional […]
When you become dehydrated during exercising, your muscles begin to use more carbohydrates and less fat for fuel. #hydrate
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Make most of your choices whole or cut up fruit, rather than juice, for the benefit of dietary fiber provides.
Choose nuts as a snack, own snacks or in main dishes. Use nuts to replace meat or poultry, not in addition to these items.
Keep your life simple, organized and enjoyable.
Adults of all sizes and shapes gain health and fitness benefits by being habitually active.
Exercising moderately for 30 minutes, five times a week is one of the best things you can do for your physical and mental health. Can’t find 30 minutes in your busy schedule? That’s okay, two 15 minute workouts or three 10 minute workouts can be just as effective. #GymLife
If you want to lower your blood cholesterol levels, eat a low fat, low cholesterol diet and exercise.
Squats, lunges, lying leg presses, and hip extensions are good exercises to do to strengthen your glutes, your butt muscles.
Physically active people, especially women, appear to have a lower risk of hip fracture then do inactive people.
Eating a diet high in saturated fats raises blood cholesterol and risk of heart disease. #GymLife
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