Tool #2 to create Super Genes: Exercise
Adopt an active lifestyle to lose weight and fight disease
REGULAR physical activity, even just being on our feet and moving often, turns off pro-inflammatory genes and switches on anti-inflammatory ones. Persistent, excessive inflammation is the root cause of all chronic disease, including cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. Inflammation also makes it impossible to lose
Make movement and exercise a part of your lifestyle. Move everyday. You don't need CrossFit for radical well being. Take the stairs, if you sit a lot - get up and walk for 5-10 min every hour, skip, hop, jump, dance, play with your kids. Make it fun and chances are you will make time for it.
Consistent movement fights disease. New scientific research shows that burning calories is meaningless (more from me on this soon).
Dr Chopra & Dr. Tanzi's #1 choice for the best mind-body workout: yoga, hiking and walks/jogs in nature also help calm the mind.
Images are from a hike last week to the Bugaksan summit, the highest peak in Seoul. Post-hike treat: grapefruit ade (juice with hint of honey on ice) and African iced coffee without the dilute factor