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Fast food can be part of your healthy lifestyle

Fast food has a reputation for being high in trans-fat, saturated fat, sodium and calories, while having next to no healthy ingredients. For example, one loaded hamburger, fries and pie contain more saturated fat than you should eat in two days.

However, things are changing. The past few years have seen many fast-food restaurants make a concerted effort to improve their menus. As a result, many now offer low-fat options and fresh ingredients. Choose wisely and you no longer have to sacrifice a healthy meal for the sake of convenience.

You could even use the right fast food meals to

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Improving lifestyle and medication use could add healthy years of life after a heart attack

Adherence to lifestyle advice and medications could add seven healthy years of life after a heart attack, according to a study presented at ESC Congress 2021.

Most heart attack patients remain at high risk of a second attack one year later. Our study suggests that improving both lifestyles and medication use could lower this risk, with a gain in many years of life without a cardiovascular event.”


Dr. Tinka Van Trier, Study Author, Amsterdam University Medical Centre, the Netherlands

The INTERHEART study previously demonstrated that 80–90% of the risk of a heart attack can be modified

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Healthy lifestyle may lower cancer incidence among individuals with high genetic risk

August 24, 2021

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Disclosures:
National Natural Science Foundation of China, Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province, National Key Research and Development Program of China, High-Level Talents Cultivation Project of Jiangsu Province, CAMS Innovation Fund for Medical Sciences and National Science Foundation for Post-doctoral Scientists of China supported the study. The authors report no relevant financial disclosures.

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Why a healthy lifestyle is vital | The New Times

A healthy lifestyle is defined as a way of living that lowers the risk of being seriously ill or dying early.

 The World Health organization (WHO) defines, “Healthy lifestyle” as the aggregation of decisions by individuals which affect their health and over which they control.

 

 This means that our decision in regards to modifications is important, and failure to abide by these principles leads to premature death.

 

Weight balance is among the ways people could achieve healthy living.

 

In Rwanda, as is the case in most developing countries’ weight management is becoming a serious risk factor for most illnesses, especially

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A Combination of Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors is Linked to Reduced Lupus Risk in Women

According to new research in lupus, a disease traditionally thought to be due to mainly genetic risk factors, women could potentially cut their risk of the disease in half by following several healthy lifestyle behaviors.

Researchers assessed 185,962 women, including 203 women with lupus, and used the Healthy Lifestyle Index Score (HLIS) to measure how healthy the participants’ lifestyles were. Compared to women with zero or one positive lifestyle factor, those with at least four of the following healthy lifestyle factors had the lowest lupus risk:

  • No history of smoking or no smoking for more than four years
  • Not being
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TeamUp Fitness App Founders Share Tips to Lead a Healthy, Balanced Lifestyle

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Tony Trombetta created TeamUp Fitness, a community-driven social, lifestyle, and dating app, with the intent of giving individuals who are passionate about fitness a platform to connect. As the focus on health and wellness continues to grow and people shift to focus more on their health, the founders are sharing tips for ways to adopt a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

Whether you are a life-long fitness enthusiast or new to the fit-game, there are many variables that form the foundation of an exercise program. When it comes to determining the

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