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Infrared Sauna and Cholesterol

According to an article published in The Healthy Planet written by TJ Williams, DC, PHD and republished by The Institute of Natural Health, an infrared sauna has a beneficial effect on cholesterol buildup. In the article the writer states,” Regular infrared sauna use has been shown to improve lipid profiles. Research has shown that total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol decreased after three weeks of sauna use in men and blood plasma volume increased. In women, research has shown a decrease in total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol and an increase in HDL cholesterol after two weeks of sauna therapy.” 
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How Much Exercise Does the Body Need

The evidence continues to mount that exercise is a key to a long healthy life with less risk of chronic disease. Although a majority of studies and research concur that exercise is fundamental, advice on duration, frequency, and how vigorous of an exercise program is needed differs and continues to evolve. 
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