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New year, new you — that’s how the saying goes. As the ball drops and the clock strikes midnight, our hopes, dreams and promises to ourselves for the year ahead kick in. If your resolutions range from losing weight to being kinder and volunteering more, you are not alone.
It may be hard to believe, but many resolutions you make are everyday lifestyle choices. Pizza or a salad? Pop or water? Watch television or go for a walk? Your daily choices can ultimately make you healthier over time — and just may reduce your risk for cancer.
If you’re a resolutioner, here are some things you can do to live healthier this year:
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that adults engage in moderate-intensity physical activity for at least 30 minutes for five or more days a week. Experiment with yoga, hop on your bike, pick up some weights and get moving!
How will you get healthy in the New Year? Tell us in the below comments.
How to do your part to not get cancer.
Take a quick, 5-minute test to assess your health risks.
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