Posts Tagged ‘ heart disease ’

The perils of Prolonged Sitting

September 30, 2014
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Last week 60 Minutes ran a story on the perils of prolonged sitting. For a long time I’ve been a firm believer that the length of time you spend sitting is a lot more important then the position you sit in. This is true for musculoskeletal conditions like back pain, neck pain and headaches, but now we’re seeing that this…

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Australian Health Guidelines – Updated

April 7, 2014
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If you’re interested in learning more about our National Health Guidelines this site has all the information you could ever need. It includes the physical activity recommendations for all age groups, ranging from 0-5 to over 65. You can also find advice on Nutrition. “This page contains Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines including…

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High Salt Intake = Increased Risk of Stroke/CardioVascular Disease

November 25, 2009
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you eat. The study is published online November 25, 2009 in the British Medical Journal.A High Salt Intake Associated With An Increased Risk of Stroke and Cardiovascular Disease We already knew that too much salt increases your Blood Pressure, and now a review of the best quality studies conducted in the last 40 years (including a total…

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Being active in childhood reduces your risk of cardiovascular disease in early adulthood

February 15, 2009
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Hot on the heels of the news that the exercise and diet you embrace in your teens can influence your bone mideral density for up to 40 years http://thegoodhealthjournal.wordpress.com/2009/02/04/weight-bearing-exercise-during-adolescence-benefits-bones-decades-later/ comes the findings that your physical fitness and activity levels at age 13 can reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease for decades to come too. In…

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