Exercise is simply any activity that forces your body to exert a physical effort. It comes in many forms: walking, running, swimming, bicycle riding, playing sports, weight-training and even gardening! By moving your body and performing physically taxing tasks, you help improve the circulation of your blood and other critical bodily fluids, including those in your joints and spine.
A whole-food, plant-based diet is based on unprocessed fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes and other natural products such as mushrooms and honey. What it excludes is all meats, dairy products and eggs. More importantly, the whole-food, plant-based diet omits all processed foods, regardless of whether it is plant- or animal-derived.