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You may wonder what all the fuss is about exercise. Simply put, inactivity is hazardous to your health. Physical activity can help you prevent chronic disease, manage your weight, and stay mentally fit. The best news is that it's never too late to adopt a more active lifestyle.
 
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a name given to a group of diseases that limit the flow of air in and out of your lungs. COPD includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Long-time cigarette smoking is the most common cause of COPD.
 
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it's the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
 
Health Tip of the Day

How Much Is A Serving?

Here's a handy guide from the American Cancer Society on what makes a serving of vegetables or fruit: A medium apple or orange (the size of a tennis ball); one cup of raw vegetables or fruit (the size of a baseball); one-quarter cup of dried fruit (a small handful); a cup of lettuce (four leaves); a lunchbox-sized container of unsweetened applesauce; one-half cup of cooked or canned beans or peas; and five to six baby carrots.