(HealthDay News) -- Exercise may be just what the doctor ordered to improve heart health.
The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute says potential benefits of exercise include:
- Reducing blood pressure and triglycerides.
- Boosting "good" HDL cholesterol.
- Improving levels of blood sugar, thereby reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes.
- Cutting proteins responsible for harmful inflammation.
- Improving chances of maintaining a healthier weight.
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