Everyone wants to be healthy. But what are the best ways to do it? There’s a lot of advice out there, telling you what to eat (and what not to eat), to get more sleep (but, of course, avoid the perils of sleeping too much), and to exercise more (but don't over do it). To get the lowdown on what's really best, Live Science is digging deep — into the science. We're on a mission to bring your the best, most up-to-date information on healthy living. Each article in our "Be Healthy" series is the result of a weeks- or months-long effort to interview top experts and dig up the most well-regarded studies on health topics. We've combed through everything, and then boiled down our findings to bring you the best-supported recommendations to live healthier.
The largest review of its kind finds that just 75 minutes of exercise per week drastically reduces risk of early death, heart disease and cancer.
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If you think you don't have time to exercise, there's good news: Short bouts of activity, even as small as a few minutes each, may still have health benefits.
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