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How Can I Stay Healthy?

We asked 100 doctors for their tips on staying . Here are the top five tips and some research results with each tip.

1. Don’t smoke
Smoking harms you, your friends and your children. It also makes your clothes smell ! If you smoke a lot, it will probably kill you. Research has shown that …

2. Don’t eat too many sweets
We all need sugar but if you eat lots of sweets, you will probably get teeth. You will probably get fat, too. Research has shown that if you are very fat, you will probably get a illness. Another study shows that chocolate may prevent cancer and heart disease (Dutch National Institute of Public Health, 1997). But don’t eat too much!

3. Don’t lie in the sun
We need sunlight to make Vitamin D but too much sun is very . People started to use sun cream in the 1960s and 70s. Professor Moran of the Institute says, “People think that sun cream makes them . But it is not .”

4. Take exercise every day
Research has shown that half an hour’s exercise makes your heart . American Heart Association). Research with mice has shown that exercise can also make memory . Perhaps the results are for humans, too. “Just one month of exercise changed the brainpower of the mice,” said researcher Fred Gage. (Journal of Neuroscience, 20.09.2005)

5. Go to bed early twice a week
Sleep is but it is very important. If you get an average of eight hours a night, you will help your body work properly. Research has shown that if you are , you will not do some things properly. In the USA, over 1,500 deaths happen on the roads each year because the driver fell asleep at the wheel. (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, USA, 1999)