Exercise and Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Have you ever heard of the disease also known as Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)?

Recently, an increasing number of people are presenting with this illness. Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease is a disease that has been gaining prominence in the last few years. But what is it? and how does it affect the body?

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The pure mind over body experience is a big motivator for many to run a marathon.

Each year sees Fun-runners graduate to Marathon runners and complete newbies strapping on their running shoes to accomplish this feat. So what do they hope to get from the experience?

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An active lifestyle can help reduce the risk of preventable diseases and improve your quality of life, by decreasing the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, obesity and some types of cancers. It can also improve your mental well-being and self-confidence.

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What is an Exercise Physiologist (EP)?

EPs are allied health professionals who specialise in the delivery of exercise, lifestyle and behavioural modification programs for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. EPs provide physical activity and behaviour change support for clients with conditions such as diabetes, osteoporosis, depression, cancer, arthritis, musculoskeletal pain and many more.
EP’s are accredited and can therefore register with Medicare Australia, the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) and Private Health Insurers (including HICAPs). EPs can also provide conditioning programs for people on WorkCover and other compensation schemes.

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