20 ‘Innocent’ Habits That Might Give You Cancer (Expert-Verified)
We’re not exercising enough
According to Dr. Patel, ‘one of the biggest causes of cancer is leading a sedentary lifestyle. The human body needs to move. Exercise is crucial to help eliminate harmful toxins from the body.’
In other terms, your body can’t get rid of all the toxins you ingest (or inhale) daily if you’re spending most of your day on the couch. Public health officials are currently recommending at least 30 minutes of physical activity per day – whether it’s walking, jogging or cycling.
Captain’s Tip: One of our goals here at Wellness Captain is to prove just how fun, simple and affordable physical activity can get. Here are our top resources that can help you get started:
- Senior Workout: 3 Rules to Exercise Correctly After 50
- 8 Best Outdoor Exercises to Make Your Routine Fresh and Fun
- The Ultimate Beginner’s Workout Guide to Rock Your Body Right