Sedentary Lifestyle: The Primary Cause of 35 Chronic Diseases

Motivate yourself to be more active by checking out the benefits of exercise and what could happen if you stay inactive.


0:00 Introduction: The benefits of exercise
0:38 The dangers of a sedentary lifestyle
1:47 Exercise benefits
10:30 Learn more about stress!

Let’s talk about the importance of exercise for your health by looking at the benefits and what could happen if you don’t exercise.

A sedentary lifestyle can have a lot of negative effects. An interesting research paper suggests that inactivity is the primary cause of over 35 chronic illnesses.

Keep in mind that it’s essential to also focus on recovery after exercise to really benefit from it.

Top benefits of exercise for your health:
1. It increases mitochondrial biogenesis and oxygen in the mitochondria.

2. It increases immune defense.

3. It may help decrease the risk of 13 types of cancer and decrease the side effects of chemo.

4. It supports neurogenesis and can have positive effects on your memory and mood.

5. It increases oxygen throughout the organs.

6. It may help lower blood sugar levels and decrease insulin resistance.

7. It increases elasticity in the skin, joints, muscles, and arteries.

8. It’s the only activator of muscle growth.

9. It increases DNA repair.

10. It can help support weight loss, shrink a fatty liver, and counter bad habits.

11. It increases growth hormone and testosterone and decreases insulin.

12. It lowers cortisol. It also helps reduces oxidative stress, mental stress, physical stress, and stress on the body from pollution.

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Dr. Berg, age 58, is a chiropractor who specializes in Healthy Ketosis & Intermittent Fasting. He is the author of the best-selling book The Healthy Keto Plan, and is the Director of Dr. Berg Nutritionals®. He no longer practices, but focuses on health education through social media.

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Dr. Eric Berg received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic in 1988. His use of “doctor” or “Dr.” in relation to himself solely refers to that degree. Dr. Berg is a licensed chiropractor in Virginia, California, and Louisiana, but he no longer practices chiropractic in any state and does not see patients so he can focus on educating people as a full-time activity, yet he maintains an active license. This video is for general informational purposes only. It should not be used to self-diagnose and it is not a substitute for a medical exam, cure, treatment, diagnosis, prescription, or recommendation. It does not create a doctor-patient relationship between Dr. Berg and you. You should not make any change in your health regimen or diet before first consulting a physician and obtaining a medical exam, diagnosis, and recommendation. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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Thanks for watching! I hope this helps increase your awareness of the importance of exercise and motivates you to exercise more. I’ll see you in the next video.

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