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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.

ktacce ktacce 10 years
smoking. ewwwwwww. glad i never started that.
Ikandy Ikandy 10 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 10 years
Well I'm so close! 3/4, gotta check up on my BMI...
tabloidprincess tabloidprincess 10 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 10 years
thtas me all the way wooo. you can calculate your BMI online!
beingtazim beingtazim 10 years
i do a few of those...3/4. well, i dunno what my BMI is.
Giasbash6260 Giasbash6260 10 years
WAHOO! 100% here!!
c0rkie c0rkie 10 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 10 years
Well, 3/4 isn't bad. Eating 5 a day is really hard for me!
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