Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Continue Shopping
This website use cookies and similar technologies to improve the site and to provide customised content and advertising. By using this site, you agree to this use. To learn more, including how to change your cookie settings, please view our Cookie Policy
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
AU
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the Australia version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Digital Subscriptions > Healthy Food Guide > August 2019 > Let’s get PHYSICAL

Let’s get PHYSICAL

People who take regular exercise tend to live longer, and the evidence is that even moderate activity will reap health benefits

Regular physical exercise has been shown to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, arthritis, obesity, colon cancer, breast cancer, asthma, Alzheimer’s disease, erectile dysfunction, chronic pain and even constipation. According to the NHS, this adds up to an overall 30% reduction in the risk of an early death.

Regular exercise helps you burn fat more eiciently and can lower cholesterol levels. Best of all, there are virtually no negatives or adverse side-efects associated with exercise. Provided you increase your level of physical itness gradually, it really is a win–win situation. Dr Mark Tarnopolsky from the University of Ontario summed it up: ‘If there were a drug that could do for human health everything that exercise can, it would likely be the most valuable pharmaceutical ever developed.’

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Healthy Food Guide - August 2019
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.
Single Issue - August 2019
$7.99
Or 799 points
Annual Digital Subscription
Only $ 2.92 per issue
SAVE
64%
Was $52.99
Now $34.99
6 Month Digital Subscription
Only $ 4.66 per issue
SAVE
42%
$27.99
Or 2799 points
Monthly Digital Subscription
Only $ 5.99 per issue
SAVE
25%
$5.99
Or 599 points

View Issues

About Healthy Food Guide

Do you meet your 5-a-day every day? Our August issue makes it easy, with recipes that hit your daily target in one meal, and expert nutrition tips to help you pack more fruit and veg into your diet – including our nutritionist’s top 10 summer picks. Don’t miss our brand new EXTRA section: this month, GP Dawn Harper shares her professional secrets on how to live healthily for longer.