Weight Manager

September 1996 Issue

Weight Loss Better for Heart Than Exercise

Many people lose weight to improve their heart health. Still others embrace exercise as their heart's savior. Which one is more likely to see results? It's always been hard to know, because people who exercise typically lose weight as well. But recent research was able to isolate the two methods. Researchers at the University of Maryland compared weight loss to aerobic exercise without weight loss for reducing heart disease risk in healthy, overweight,

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