Tips & Inspiration
Top tips for a Healthier Cholesterol Level
Just as adding Benecol® foods to your day is really easy and effective, so is enjoying a healthier lifestyle. All it takes is some simple changes. This is where you'll find great nutrition and fitness advice to inspire you.
Exercise & Fitness
According to the Department of Health, you should be getting a minimum of 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise at least five times a week. Whatever your current level of fitness, there are certain things you can do to feel better and fitter – here are some suggestions:
Being overweight or obese increases the risk of many health problems, including high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, stroke, some cancers, infertility, osteoarthritis, sleep difficulties and back pain. It is also linked to depression and low self-esteem.
Take up a new outdoor activity
Walking is an excellent natural exercise that can help you control your weight. It's also a great way of enjoying time with friends and family while learning more about your local area.
Gardening is a great form of exercise
Whether it's pruning branches, mowing the lawn, carrying a watering can or digging, gardening involves walking, bending, stretching, lifting and reaching to give your muscles, heart and bones an excellent workout.
Stay healthy at Christmas
Christmas and feasting go hand in hand – it's tradition! However, with a little bit of sensible thought about your Christmas eating habits, you'll be able to hit the New Year with your healthy lifestyle intact.