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Everything You Need to Know about Exercising with Diabetes

"Diabetes Management: Stay Healthy and Exercise!" by Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, 26 May 2021, http://www.healthhub.sg Regular physical activity keeps diabetes in control. How much exercise for diabetes management? Are certain exercises more effective? Physical Exercise for Better Diabetes Management People with diabetes can keep themselves active with physical activity as it is one of the best ways to keep your blood sugar in control. It will make you feel better and reduce your risk of complications. Benefits of Physical Activities Improve your body’s ability to use insulin Improve your blood pressure Improve your cholesterol level Lowers risk of osteoporosis

Diet vs Exercise: Which Matters Most for Weight Loss?

"Diet vs Exercise: Which Matters Most for Weight Loss" by Health Promotion Board, 9 Mar 2021, http://www.healthhub.sg Which really leads to weight loss? Exercise or diet? If you need to shed some kilos, read on! Going from overweight to maintaining a healthy weight can lower your risk for diabetes. Exercise vs Diet: What Matters Most? At first glance, dieting seems to be the obvious answer if we want to lose weight. We gain weight when we take in more calories than we need. Therefore, reducing calorie intake would naturally be the key to weight loss. However, this is

Let’s Talk About Physical Activities. How Much Do You Need?

"Types of Physical Activities" by Health Promotion Board, 7 Sep 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Before you start planning a routine of regular physical activities for yourself, take some time to learn more about the variety of physical activities that you can engage in. When engaging in regular physical activity or planning your physical activity routine, it is important for you to know the types of physical activity that you should engage in and the benefits they provide: Aerobic activity makes you breathe harder and your heart beat faster, as a result, increases heart and lung fitness. Examples include brisk walking, dancing,

5 Exercises to Prevent Chronic Illnesses

"5 Exercises to Prevent Chronic Illnesses" by Health Promotion Board, 6 Jan 2021, http://www.healthhub.sg Prevent chronic conditions or chronic illnesses with these exercises that will make your weekly physical activities fun and varied. Chronic Illnesses such as cardiovascular (heart and blood vessel) disease, cancer and diabetes are among the most common and costly health problems in Singapore and account for about two-thirds of deaths. Preventing them can be a simple matter of a healthy diet and regular exercises. A study released by the World Health Organisation recommends approximately 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity or 75 minutes of

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