• By Vivien Williams

Mayo Clinic Minute: Prescription for exercise

June 9, 2017

runners tying laces on running shoesExercise is good for you. You've likely heard that before. But many health care providers believe that the health benefits of exercise are so significant that they're prescribing exercise to their patients. Dr. Donald Hensrud, a Mayo Clinic nutrition expert, says exercise can be just as important as most of the medicine you take.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Hensrud discusses the health benefits of exercise. Vivien Williams reports.

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