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Physical Fitness and Health

Nutrition and physical activity are important parts for living a healthy lifestyle. Physical activity coupled with proper nutrition is necessary to maintain a healthy weight. How Much Physical Activity Should You Get Each Week? 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity Walking fast Water aerobics Mowing the lawn with a push mower Riding a […]

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common condition that includes a group of unpleasant symptoms that may occur often but do not cause damage to the intestines. The three types of IBS are grouped by the main bowel problem experienced: IBS-D (diarrhea) IBS-C (constipation) IBS-M (mixed), also called IBS-A (alternating) […]

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Diabetes and Physical Activity

Getting enough exercise is important for everyone and particularly individuals with diabetes. Physical activity can improve muscle insulin sensitivity and allow more glucose into muscle cells, lowering blood glucose levels. Being more active can help with overall diabetes management and promote weight loss and cardiovascular health. Another benefit of physical […]