Check out THIS ARTICLE from the European Heart Journal, the findings of which suggest reduced health risks may be attainable through relatively modest amounts of vigorous physical activity accrued in short bouts across the week.
Vigorous activity for 15–20 min/week were associated with a 16–40% lower mortality and further decreases were observed with up to 50–57 min/week.
As always, I am not a physician and this is not medical advice. You should always consult with your healthcare provider prior to starting or changing an exercise program or physical activity.
Nearly 30.4 million people die each year from chronic diseases and $3. 8 trillion is spent in healthcare costs in the US alone for treating what the CDC defines as among most common, costly and preventable of all health problems.
Check out the documentary “Eating You Alive” for evidence and inspiration.
*I’m not a physician and this isn’t medical advice*
Having hot flashes as a menopause symptom? Definitely let your healthcare provider know! Recent research suggests that they could be linked to an increased risk for cardiovascular disease. Check this out HERE.
“Hot flashes are regarded as symptoms with implications for quality of life but not necessarily physical health. Accumulating research has called this long-held clinical wisdom into question and underscores that frequent or severe hot flashes may signal women who are at increased cardiovascular disease risk at midlife and beyond,” says Dr. Thurston.”
This is a GREAT interview with a TON of evidence based information on breast cancer.
I met Dr. Funk at a women’s health conference in 2020 & couldn’t be more impressed with her devotion to evidence (and her patients). Yes, she is WFPB now, but overcame a self-proclaimed deep love of cheese when writing her book, Breasts: The Owner’s Manual.
My favorite quote from the interview: “Everything you put in your mouth, chew and swallow is a weapon – either a good weapon or a bad weapon.”