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Just 4 Things 4 Your Health

There are 4 simple things that have been proven to significantly reduce your risk of developing heart disease.

They are:

  1. Eating at least 5 servings of fruits and veggies a day
  2. Exercising at least 30 minutes every day
  3. Maintaining a healthy weight (BMI between 18.5 and 24.9)
  4. Not smoking

These four things are basic components of having a healthy lifestyle and are easy to do. In fact, starting these habits at any time can help improve your overall health. To hear more on this topic I highly recommend you listen to the Fitness Rocks podcast of an interview between Dr. Monte, the host of Fitness Rocks and Dr. Dana King. Dr. King authored a long-term study on the benefits of getting healthy in the middle years. But there is no reason to wait for the middle years to get healthy.

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ktacce ktacce 9 years
smoking. ewwwwwww. glad i never started that.
Ikandy Ikandy 9 years
I wouldnt say that maintaining those 4 are easy...for me working out just 3 times a week takes ALOT of motivation! Thats the one I struggle with the most. The others are pretty easy(assuming u dont smoke), but 5 servings of fruits and veggies are easy to do...a small glass of juice counts as one serving! But I prefer to load up on veggies tho, I find mini carrots helpful.
potterlove potterlove 9 years
Well I'm so close! 3/4, gotta check up on my BMI...
tabloidprincess tabloidprincess 9 years
click on the BMI and put your stats in and then you will know tdamji. I just learned I have to lose 30 more pounds for a healthy BMI :(
tabloidprincess tabloidprincess 9 years
click on the BMI and put your stats in and then you will know tdamji.I just learned I have to lose 30 more pounds for a healthy BMI :(
marley11 marley11 9 years
thtas me all the way wooo.you can calculate your BMI online!
marley11 marley11 9 years
thtas me all the way wooo. you can calculate your BMI online!
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
i do a few of those...3/4. well, i dunno what my BMI is.
Giasbash6260 Giasbash6260 9 years
WAHOO! 100% here!!
Giasbash6260 Giasbash6260 9 years
WAHOO! 100% here!!
c0rkie c0rkie 9 years
im not sure what my bmi is.i think i do 2 out of the 4 list. since i dont know what my BMI is loli should exercise . for freal
c0rkie c0rkie 9 years
im not sure what my bmi is. i think i do 2 out of the 4 list. since i dont know what my BMI is lol i should exercise . for freal
intensebandgeek intensebandgeek 9 years
Well, 3/4 isn't bad. Eating 5 a day is really hard for me!
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