THE BEN­E­FITS OF LOS­ING WEIGHT

Women's Health (South Africa) - - LIFE HACKS -

Here’s how los­ing weight can change your life

When you lose weight, you start to min­imise your risk of ma­jor health prob­lems. Ac­cord­ing to car­di­ol­o­gist Dr Muham­mad Che­vaan Hen­drickse, be­ing ac­tive and keep­ing within the nor­mal weight range may re­duce fu­ture risk of can­cer, stroke, di­a­betes, coro­nary artery dis­ease, chronic kid­ney dis­ease and other prob­lems. “Pa­tients with a BMI over 40, may have their life ex­pectancy re­duced by up to 10 years,” he said.

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