Basic Health, Your Resonsibility
*Exercise Every Day*
The more active you are, the better, Fred says. Exercise boosts your heart health, builds muscle and bone strength, and wards off health problems.
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SOME BENEFITS OF BRISK WALKING
1. Burn calories
Walking can help you burn calories. Burning calories can help you maintain or lose weight.
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Strengthen the heart
Walking at least 30 minutes a day, five days a week can reduce your risk for coronary heart disease by about 19 percentTrusted Source. And your risk may reduce even more when you increase the duration or distance you walk per day.
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Can help lower your blood sugar
Taking a short walk after eating may help lower your blood sugar.
A small study found that taking a 15-minute walk three times a day (after breakfast, lunch, and dinner) improved blood sugar levels more than taking a 45-minute walk at another point during the day.
More research is needed to confirm these findings, though.
Consider making a post-meal walk a regular part of your routine. It can also help you fit exercise in throughout the day.
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