Exercise

We can’t ignore it – we need to exercise! But besides helping manage weight, exercise has a lot of positives – from improving your mood and energy levels, to a better night’s sleep. Most importantly, regular physical activity can help prevent some types of chronic diseases.  Speak to your physician to see which exercise plans will work best for you.  It’s time to get up, go out, and get physical!

September 2
What is BMI?
Body Mass Index (BMI) is a number calculated from a person’s weight and height. BMI is a reliable indicator of body fatness for people. BMI does not measure body fat directly, but research has shown that BMI correlates to direct measures of body fat, such as underwater weighing and dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA). BMI can be considered an alternative for direct measures of...
September 1
Changing your diet to decrease your risk of developing cancer is a good idea but starting an exercise program might also be helpful. Exercise is an important part of any weight loss program.
Being overweight and inactive could be hazardous to your health. Some studies on obese subjects are showing that being overweight may place you at risk of developing cancers of the prostate, cervix, kidney,...
August 29,
8/08 In a recent Canadian study, 94 percent of women who walked five days a week were able to continue working throughout their treatment, as opposed to just 81 percent of those who exercised only when they felt up to it.
When To Start
When can you start? As soon as your doctor gives you the green light. If surgery hasn't affected your active lung capacity or balance, you may be ready to start a...
August 24,
The more weight you carry on your body, the greater your odds of developing cancer, British researchers report. This is true not only of fairly common cancers such as colon and breast, but also of lesser known varieties, including gallbladder.
"This is a profoundly important issue. Obviously, the obesity epidemic is a huge problem itself, and the relationship to cancer is only one of the many...

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