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Is lack of exercise a problem if I'm at my ideal weight?

Ask the doctors Q. I donít need to lose weight, so I donít exercise very often, but I maintain a healthy diet. Could my lack of exercise lead to health problems? A. Exercise is essential for good health ó even if youíre not overweight. This point is illustrated by a recent study, published March 1 in The American Journal of Cardiology. It found that 30% of normal-weight people who were…

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