One Simple thing you can do to Reduce Your Disease Risk

Do you want to reduce your risk for developing life altering chronic disease? The answer is simple.

But before we get to it let’s go over some stats. 30% of the Canadian population is living with either type 1, 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes. About 1/12 Canadian adults (20 years +) live with heart disease. An estimated 2 in 5 Canadians will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime with an average cancer survival rate 64% for all cancers combined. 7.1% of seniors (65 years +) are living with dementia, with this number doubling every 5 years, mainly affecting women. Alzheimer’s disease accounts for 60-80% of all dementia cases. By doing one simple thing you can reduce your risk for all the risk for: - Diabetes by 30% - Heart disease by 30% - 13 different cancers by 20% (colon, breast, endometrial, esophageal, liver, stomach, kidney, myeloid leukemia, multiple myeloma, blood cancer, head and neck, rectum, bladder, and lung) - Dementia by 30% - Alzheimer’s by 45%

The answer: EXERCISE!!!

How much? The Canadian recommended amount of 150 minutes of moderate intensity (60-75% of max effort) a week, which is the minimum requirement. Having a personalized and tailored routine that incorporates your physical limitations and weakness can have an amplitude effect on risk reduction and overall fitness. The cause is not lost if you currently are dealing with any of the above issues. There is a tremendous amount of research supporting the benefits of exercise in managing chronic disease. Resulting in better outcomes and physiological measures compared to just taking medications. Working with a qualified and knowledgeable Exercise Professional can help guide you to optimal health and fitness

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