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Roderic Noonan 2/23/16 Professor Riley ENGL 1302 Essay 1 Health is one of the most important aspects of anyone’s life whether they choose to acknowledge it or not. It is an issue that is too commonly neglected in our society. Despite the level of medical advancement, people may be in more trouble today than ancient times. Therefore, one of the best ways to protect health is to exercise because of its effects on the prevention disease, promotion of a greater psychological state of being, and improvement of self- image. An appealing effect to exercise is that it controls weight because it burns calories which in turn eliminates fat. The more excess fat someone has, the higher the chance a disease will be diagnosed. “One in four Americans has some form of cardiovascular disease, accounting for more than 45 percent of deaths annually in the United States – many of which are preventable” (CDC.gov). Consequently, heart disease is the number one killer in the U.S. taking 610,000 lives every year (Mayoclinic.org). It strengthens bones and muscles which is crucial because of the
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