Be active – a message from Health Canada

be activeDid you know that physical activity doesn’t mean only sports?

It can include everyday things like walking the dog, planting a garden, and sweeping the garage.

Did you know that physical activity has been shown to reduce the risk of over 25 chronic conditions, including coronary heart disease, stroke, hypertension, breast cancer, colon cancer, Type 2 diabetes and osteoporosis?

For more information on tips to help you improve and maintain your health by being physically active every day, please consult the Public Health Agency of Canada’s website:
http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/hp-ps/hl-mvs/pa-ap/04paap-eng.php

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