Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: What is the Candida Diet and will it improve your health? > 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: What is the Candida Diet and will it improve your health?Health-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition What is the Candida Diet and will it improve your health? Medical You can still save your heart if you are middle-aged and out of shape Lifestyle 3 foods you must eat if you’ve ever smoked Mental health Why some people freak out about belly buttons Medical 'Dead' man snores back to life right before his autopsy Fitness What's the deal with pain after exercise? From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Discover treatments that can help reduce acne What can I do to reduce or remove acne marks? Live healthier Fact or myth? » Clearing up the confusion around coconut oil Coconut – the 'fruit of life' Can coconut oil really help you lose weight? Experts dish on the high-cal weight-loss tactic. Sobering perks! » 5 tips to avoiding a hangover Can you really be allergic to alcohol? Is giving up booze for a month actually worth it? Many people commit to "Dry January" – but does it do your body any good?