WHO Recommends People Become More Active To Help Prevent NCDs
U.N. News Centre: With more people sedentary, U.N. health agency urges everyone to get moving
“Not enough exercise contributes to cancer, diabetes, depression, and other non-communicable diseases, according to the United Nations health agency, which is urging people to get up and get active. … WHO’s Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of NCDs 2013-2020 recommends that inactive people start with ‘small amounts of physical activity’ and then gradually increase duration, frequency, and intensity over time…” (2/1).
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