Fun, Amazing, Etc.

This is the official blog of indie author / adventure writer Andy R. Bunch, author of the fantasy book, "Suffering Rancor." As always, I'll post funny or amazing things I find in my travels or from poking around online. This is a great place to kick back and relax a bit. You may note that I’m not too clean or too dirty. For more information on my book, go to Here are links to first two books and

Monday, January 13, 2014

Be Active: It's the best way to avoid disease!

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  • Exercise helps normalize your glucose, insulin, and leptin levels by optimizing their receptor sensitivity. This is one of the most important factors for optimizing your overall health.
  • Compelling evidence also suggests that even if you exercise regularly, prolonged sitting is itself a risk factor for chronic disease and reduced lifespan. Standing up at regular intervals throughout the day can effectively counteract such ill effects
  • Researchers have stated that exercise is the “best preventive drug” known. One recent meta analysis found no statistically detectable differences between exercise and medications for prediabetes and heart disease
  • Exercise affects your entire body—from head to toe—in beneficial ways. This includes changes in your muscles, lungs, heart, joints, bones, and brain

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