News tagged with moderate physical activity

Soluble fiber strikes a blow to belly fat

All fat is not created equal. Unsightly as it is, subcutaneous fat, the fat right under the skin, is not as dangerous to overall health as visceral fat, the fat deep in the belly surrounding vital organs.

Jun 27, 2011
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Even women who exercise sit too much

(HealthDay)—For women who love that great, self-satisfied feeling after a workout, a new study could be a disappointing surprise. Regular exercise, the study found, does not reduce the risk of an otherwise ...

Nov 30, 2012
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Healthy lifestyle habits lower heart failure risk

If you don't smoke, aren't overweight, get regular physical activity and eat vegetables, you can significantly reduce your risk for heart failure, according to research reported in Circulation: Heart Failure, an American Heart ...

Sep 13, 2011
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