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Researchers find exercise often works just as well as drugs for the treatment of heart disease and stroke, and the prevention of diabetes.

Exercise is just one of four lifestyle behaviors found to significantly extend our lifespan.

Exercise is medicine.

Click the arrow to watch Dr. Greger’s video below.

In Health,

Michael Greger, M.D.

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What’s Your Fitness Category?

When I think about fitness I like to divide people into four categories.  This gives me an idea of where people are now and how we would like them to progress.

Frail Independent Fit Elite Fitness

Most of us do not live in frailty but are independent.  Independent people are capable of doing […]

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The many, and sometimes surprising, ways that exercise is good for you

If knowledge is power, then 78 percent of people over 50 say they are empowered with the knowledge that exercise is the key to healthy aging. Yet fewer than 30 percent of all Americans invest a minimum of 30 minutes a day in […]

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What’s the difference between the day before your birthday and the day after?  Practically speaking, nothing at all.  Whether you’re turning 30, 40, 50, 65, or 90, there’s no reason to assume you’re doomed to decline after a certain age — especially if you’re doing everything you can to stay healthy and active.

The following […]

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Is there a link between exercise and brain fitness?  If we keep our bodies fit will our brains also be healthy?

Terry Eckmann Ph.D., professor at Minot State University, Minot North Dakota, discusses the link between exercise and brain fitness in this enlightening video. She is interviewed by Colin Milner, founder and chief executive officer […]

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