Exercise – the Miracle Cure – via @aomrc Academy of Medical Royal Colleges

http://www.aomrc.org.uk/publications/reports-guidance/exercise-the-miracle-cure-0215/

The big four “proximate” causes of preventable ill-health are: smoking, poor nutrition, lack of physical activity and alcohol excess. Of these, the importance of regular exercise is the least well-known. Relatively low levels of increased activity can make a huge difference. All the evidence suggests small amounts of regular exercise (five times a week for 30 minutes each time for adults) brings dramatic benefits. This report is a thorough review of that evidence.