Want to be the best you can be? Then why weight?
(They say we Kiwis are catching up to the Aussies in the fatty stakes. This is not a competition New Zealanders need to win!).
Carrying excess weight means a higher risk of health problems - and simply by dropping unwanted kilos off your man-frame you can make a huge difference to how you feel, how you look and who you are.
You don’t need to turn vegetarian, drink green fruit smoothies or say a final farewell to your meat pie, but you do need to think about a few healthy lifestyle changes.
If you want to have more birthdays in your life, here are some things to consider.
- Healthy eating, regular physical activity and keeping a healthy weight can lower your cancer risk
Other benefits include preventing heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure
Reducing your waist measurements to below 94cm (men) / 80cm (women) will reduce your bowel cancer risk and help your heart
Do it for you. And for your whānau.
Hot Tip: Walk that extra weight off without even knowing you’re doing it – take the stairs, walk the dog, park further away from work, mow the lawns – cut out/down on takeaways and fatty foods.
More Info / Links:Ten Tips to Reduce Your Cancer Risk (PDF)
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