factors for CVD (cardiovascular disease): Tobacco use, obesity, activity, diabetes, alcohol and drugs.
Factors for diabetes: Activity reduces the risk of diabetes by improving the ability to clear sugar from the blood.
Factors for cancer: Tobacco use, diet, and obesity and inactivity can be changed to reduce risk of cancer. DNA, race and poverty, and the environment cannot be changed.
Osteoporosis: Physical inactivity, low calcium, high protein intake, smoking, caffeine intake
Activity increases bone mass
2nd EditionDavid G Myers
Spencer A. Rathus
3rd EditionDavid G Myers