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    Why it’s important for you to drink water and stay hydrated

    As the weather heats up this summer, you might be wondering what drink will keep you hydrated. Water allows you to stay hydrated and doesn’t contai...
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    I’m a cardiovascular dietitian. Here are 7 things I eat and avoid for heart health

    It’s no secret that the choices we make can affect our heart. This includes diet, physical activity, smoking and sleep patterns. According to the A...
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    4 tips to reduce added sugar in your diet and the health risks if you don’t

    Most of us can relate to craving a sweet treat or soda to get through the day. These foods contain added sugars. An occasional treat is okay, but t...
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    Irregular sleep may be harmful to your heart, study finds

    When you don’t get enough good sleep, the short-term consequences are noticeable — maybe you’re distracted at work or snappy with loved ones. But in the background, irregular and poor-quality sleeping patterns could increase your risk for developing cardiovascular disease, according to a study published this week in the Journal of the American Heart Association.
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    11 minutes of daily exercise could have a positive impact on your health, large study shows

     

    When you can’t fit your entire workout into a busy day, do you think there’s no point in doing anything at all? You should rethink that mindset. Just 11 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous intensity aerobic activity per day could lower your risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease or premature death, a large new study has found.

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    Just 2-minute spurts of exercise could lower your cancer risk, study shows

    As little as one or two minutes of vigorous exercise a day could lower your cancer risk, according to a new study.

    This activity can include power walking, climbing stairs, doing strenuous housework or playing with the kids, according to Dr. Emmanuel Stamatakis, lead author of the study that published Thursday in the journal JAMA Oncology.

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