Yet again, research has proven that regular exercise plays a beneficial role in the prevention of cancer. A study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association was carried out over a 20-year period at the Harvard School of Public Health and involved over 150,000 nurses and healthcare workers.
The results showed that men and women that exercise for at least 4 hours per week reduced their risk of getting pancreatic cancer by 54 percent. This finding supplements the already huge quantity of research that links regular exercise to reduced risk of all types of cancers.
Research has also proven favourable in the preclusion and treatment of heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis and numerous other illnesses. So, if you’re not exercising regularly yet, why not? You’ve been warned!