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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:

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Tackling obesity

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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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