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Americans Are Not Getting the Message about Exercising More and Sitting Less Print E-mail
Written by FHI's Week in Review   
Monday, 29 July 2019 16:57

Alice Park reports for TIME on 7.26.19:  
 
Doctors and public health officials have been urging Americans to get more active and try to exercise at least 150 minutes per week at a moderate level, or 75 minutes weekly at a vigorous level. Even if you can't fit in that much activity, studies show that any exercise is better than none when it comes to health benefits like lowering risk of diabetes, heart disease and obesity. But have all of these messages had an effect? That's what researchers led by Dr. Wei Bao, an assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Iowa, wanted to find out in a recent study. 

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Last Updated on Monday, 29 July 2019 17:00
 


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