Cut Your Own Vegetables - It's A Pretty Good Workout

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 11:40 in Health & Medicine

You may not ever carve out time to go to the gym but a new review by social psychologists suggests the health benefits of small amounts of activity in two-minute increments that add up to 30 minutes per day can be just as beneficial as longer bouts of physical exercise achieved by a trip to the gym. Even cutting your own vegetables rather than buying them pre-cut counts. The analysis of over 6,000 American adults found that an active lifestyle approach seemed to be as beneficial as structured exercise in improving health outcomes, including preventing metabolic syndrome, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. read more

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