Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion 24 January 2017 Any amount of physical activity can lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes Any amount of physical activity can lower your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, but the more you exercise, the better your chances. Those are the findings of a new British study which shows that people who do the recommended 150 minutes of exercise per week – whether it is by swimming, cycling or taking brisk walks – can reduce the risk by as much as 26%. More committed exercisers who do an hour-long moderate to vigorous work-out every day may diminish their risk of contracting the disease by a massive 40%. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical Do therapists need therapy? Lifestyle Scientists closer to drug that cuts nicotine dependence Diet and nutrition Gluten-free craze: But what about people who really can't have gluten? News Drug addicts target patients for their medication News Health dept commits to resolve critical ARV shortages before year end Medical Do itchy, burning eyes mean you have an allergy? From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Gut health » Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day. Sleep better » Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.