Lose Weight To Increase Fertility

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Weight & Fertility

According to a published study in the Journal of Epidemiology, on average you decrease your fertility by 10 percent for every 20 pounds of excess weight you carry. This is yet another reason to be concerned with your health and weight if the risks for heart disease, diabetes, stroke, and Alzheimer’s don’t do it for you.


For motivation on losing weight I’d invite you to read my previous post on how exercise extends life and consider starting a regimen of increased physical activity. Remember; it doesn’t take strenuous exercise to see positive affects. Click through here for help finding exercises to lose weight.

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Leading Causes of Death

Heart Disease is easily the leading cause of death in America. One of the major contributors to heart disease is cholesterol. See the following posts for more on lowering your risk for heart disease:

How To Lower LDL Cholesterol Levels Naturally

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