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Maintaining a healthy lifestyle during COVID-19

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle during COVID-19

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During times of stress and uncertainty, it can be easy to fall into bad habits, neglecting already established healthy routines. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle supports your mind and body, making you better equipped to deal with the difficulties posed by the coronavirus pandemic. Maintaining a healthy immune system is more important than ever. The below provides tips on how to sustain a healthy lifestyle at this time: Eat regularly and adopt a healthy balanced diet Many people underestimate the importance of a good diet, but proper nutrition can help to improve your energy levels and your mental health. Making healthy choices wherever possible, such as eating a variety of fruit and vegetables regularly, will help with your overall nutrition. Although they are te...
Lifestyle Improvement Program Found to Increase Physical Activity

Lifestyle Improvement Program Found to Increase Physical Activity

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Newswise — D-CLIP, a lifestyle education program to prevent diabetes in South Asians with prediabetes, increased moderate-to-vigorous intensity physical activity (MVPA) by up to nearly an hour a week, researchers at the Rush Institute for Healthy Aging have found. The results of their study were published online Feb. 28 in the medical journal Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice and will be featured in the journal’s April print edition. The D-CLIP trial, that included 573 individuals with prediabetes from Chennai, India, aimed to implement and evaluate the effectiveness, cost-effectiveness and sustainability of a culturally appropriate, low-cost lifestyle intervention for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus in India. These lifestyle interventions included training on improv...