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Healthy Living
Nutrition Center
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
Health Centers
Obesity Bariatric Surgery Center
If you’re more than 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery may be the solution for you. Use this center to learn about the different types of procedures and the risks and benefits of each.
Your Family
Women's Health Solution Center
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.
Health Tip of the Day

The Benefits of Aerobic Exercise

What can regular aerobic exercise do for you?

  • It decreases your resting heart rate, because your heart gets stronger.

  • It lowers blood pressure, so you might not need medication if you are hypertensive.

  • It gives you more energy, so you can enjoy more activities.

  • It raises HDL cholesterol levels, reducing the risk of arteriosclerosis.

  • It lowers incidence of heart disease, by reducing stress.

  • It increases your metabolism, which helps decrease body fat.

  • It increases endorphins, which can help relieve aches and pains.

 
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