Health Tip: Exercise Boosts Heart Health

By on May 22, 2015

Health Tip: Exercise Boosts Heart Health

Exercise may be just what the doctor ordered to improve heart health.

The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute says potential benefits of exercise include:

  • Reducing blood pressure and triglycerides.
  • Boosting “good” HDL cholesterol.
  • Improving levels of blood sugar, thereby reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes.
  • Cutting proteins responsible for harmful inflammation.
  • Improving chances of maintaining a healthier weight.

Source: HealthDay

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