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Extra exercise can lower cancer, heart disease

A recent study has revealed that exercising more than the recommended level can drastically lower a person’s risk of five serious diseases, including breast and bowel cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

According to the WHO, an individual must do at least "600 metabolic equivalent minutes (MET minutes)" of physical activity that is equivalent of "150 minutes each week of brisk walking or 75 minutes per week of running," reports The Independent.

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