You Can Prevent Chronic Disease with Diet and Exercise

“80% of chronic diseases in the United States are preventable with diet and exercise.” This amazing statistic comes from Dr. Barbara KierszFamily Medicine physician at ARC Far West speaking on a recent episode of the ARC Healthcare Minute.

Dr. Kiersz goes on to say, “This includes heart disease, cancer, and more.” In this podcast, Dr. Kiersz discusses the importance of balance and consistency when tackling health issues through diet and exercise. She says, “Talk to your doctor and set diet and exercise goals that are realistic and that you know you can reach; this will help motivate you and keep you going.”

If you want to make an appointment with Dr. Kiersz, call 512-346-6611 or go online.

For more health tips from ARC doctors, tune into the weekly ARC Healthcare Minute which airs on KLBJ News Radio 590AM/99FM on weekdays at 7:29am and 8:29am.

Tags: KLBJ, ARC Far West, Family Medicine, chronic disease, Dr. Barbara M. Kiersz, exercise, diet