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  2. Long-term effectiveness of weight-loss interventions in adults with pre-diabetes: A review
    2005 - USA

    Weight-loss strategies using dietary, physical activity, or behavioral interventions produced significant improvements in weight among persons with pre-diabetes, and a significant decrease in...

  3. Health Benefits of Physical Activity for Adults
    2009 - Canada

    Physical activity appears to reduce the risk of over 25 chronic conditions. Not only does physical activity extend life expectancy, it delays the onset of chronic disability and disease.

  4. A cohort study of leisure time physical activity and depression
    2010 - Denmark

    Among women, a low level of physical activity was significantly associated with a greater risk of depression.

  5. Occupational and recreational physical activity during adult life and the risk of cancer among men
    2010 - Canada

    A protective effect of high lifetime occupational physical activity (PA) levels was observed for colon and prostate cancers. A tendency for inverse associations was also noted for several other...

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