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Figuring Out Your Calorie Intake Isn’t Rocket Science – Here’s Why

"How Much Calories Do I Need A Day?" by Health Promotion Board, 7 December 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg If you're not already aware of your daily calorie intake, it’s time to start! Consuming more than you need will lead to weight gain. The recommended daily calorie intake for men and women are different. Figuring out Your Daily Calorie Intake Isn’t Rocket Science Being conscious of your calorie intake can help you maintain a healthy weight, or lose a few extra pounds if necessary. The average recommended daily caloric intake is 2200 calories for males, and 1800 calories for females. These

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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