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The 4 Ms of general health

When it comes to understanding what it means to have good general health, most patients have random factoids that they’ve pulled from the web, their families and friends, according to Associate Professor and Cardiologist Dr Edward Barin of Macquarie Heart and Macquarie University Hospital.

To clear the confusion, Barin’s 4-M framework distils advice into bite-sized segments: movement, meals, measurement and mental state.

The aim is to do your best within each of these four sectors of health.

The 4Ms: A snapshot

Movement

“The exercise we choose, like our diet, should change with the decades,” Barin said.

For those in their 20s, 30s and 40s, cardiovascular exercise can help discourage the extra abdominal fat that can come with a desk job.