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Physical Activity Guidelines - Participaction

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The Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines explain the amount and types of physical activity needed to become healthier, whether you're old or young.
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New Approach Evaluates Effect of Physical Activity on Estrogen Metabolism in Postmenopausal Women

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Researchers have generated new insights into the ways in which physical activity affects how much estrogen is broken down and secreted in the urine of postmenopausal women.

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Regular Physical Activity for Healthy Living

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We all know that physical activity is good for our health but the fact that it can enhance your quality of life and help you live longer makes regular physical activity even more critical. Below ar...

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john mary's curator insight, July 17, 2013 12:07 AM

We all know that physical activity is good for our health but the fact that it can enhance your quality of life and help you live longer makes regular physical activity even more critical. Below are our top reasons to exercise: 

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Nike+ Startups Turn Physical Activity Into Motivational Currency - Liz ...

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Nike+ Startups Turn Physical Activity Into Motivational Currency. June 20, 2013 at 2:25 pm PT. Tweet. Share on Facebook. Share. Print. Okay, great, you have a bracelet on your wrist that tells you how many steps you took today.
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A Review: Physical Activity Increases Life Expectancy - Fight Aging!

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An open access review: "Physical activity reduces many major mortality risk factors including arterial hypertension, diabetes mellitus type 2, dyslipidemia, coronary heart disease, stroke, and cancer.
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Poor Diet, Tobacco Use and Lack of Physical Activity Taking Toll on Nation's ... - Huffington Post

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Poor Diet, Tobacco Use and Lack of Physical Activity Taking Toll on Nation's ...
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While we're living longer, poor diet, tobacco use and inadequate physical activity are negatively impacting our health.
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In Life After Retirement, Recognizing the Importance of Weight Control ... - Yahoo! News

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The research is in: Physical activity enhances cognition

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University of Illinois psychology professor and Beckman Institute director Art Kramer will present a talk about how physical activity boosts cognition and brain health at the 2013 AAAS meeting.

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Jeliber Klk's curator insight, September 25, 2013 12:20 PM

i dont know if this is true because i exercise regualarly and i dont feel like my conitive brain fucntios have improved at all.

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How Much Exercise is Enough? Physical activity and gain in life expectancy — quantified by Harvard

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We all know that exercise is good for you, but how good? While previous studies have shown the link between physical activity and a lower risk of premature mortality, the number of years of life expectancy gained among persons with different activity levels has been unclear — until now.

In a new study from Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, researchers have quantified how many years of life are gained by being physically active at different levels, among all individuals as well as among various groups having different body mass indexes (BMI).


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Prevalence of physical activity and obesity in US counties, 2001

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Obesity and physical inactivity are associated with several chronic conditions, increased medical care costs, and premature death.
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Physical Activity - American Heart Association

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Getting as little as 30 minutes of physical activity a day can reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. The American Heart Association's physical activity website offers recommendations on how to reduce your risk of heart disease ...
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Buying time - The Age

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Telomere length has been linked to depression, anxiety, obesity, cancer and heart disease, so it probably will come as no surprise to find that exercise has a positive effect.
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Physical Activity and Obesity: Both Rising - LiveScience.com

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Obesity rates in the United States are still increasing, and have reached nearly 60 percent for women in some counties.
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