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A better diet helps beat depression in young men

May 9, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Young men with a poor diet saw a significant improvement in their symptoms of depression when they switched to a healthy Mediterranean diet, a new study shows. Depression is a common mental health condition that affects approximately 1 million Australians […]


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Humans run at the most energy-efficient speed, regardless of distance

April 28, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

As race season approaches, many runners have the same goal: go faster. But in a study publishing April 28 in the journal Current Biology, researchersshow that speeding up might require defying our natural biology. By combining data from runners monitored […]


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Not all dietary fiber is created equal: cereal fiber but not fruit or vegetable fibers are linked with lower inflammation

April 6, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and colleagues evaluated whether dietary fiber intake was associated with a decrease in inflammation in older adults and if fiber was inversely related to cardiovascular disease. The results showed that total […]


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Close the blinds during sleep to protect your health

March 14, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Close the blinds, draw the curtains and turn off all the lights before bed. Exposure to even moderate ambient lighting during nighttime sleep, compared to sleeping in a dimly lit room, harms your cardiovascular function during sleep and increases your […]


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Eating protein from a greater variety of sources may lower risk of high blood pressure

March 10, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Eating a balanced diet including protein from a greater variety of sources may help adults lower the risk of developing high blood pressure, according to new research published today in Hypertension, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Heart Association. Nearly […]


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Increased daily exercise for 10 minutes could prevent more than 100K deaths a year: study

January 26, 2022

Via: Fox News

An increase in daily physical activity of 10 minutes could help to save more than 100,000 lives, researchers say. In a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine (JAMA Network), a team from the National […]


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The Common Exercise Advice You Should Actually Ignore

January 21, 2022

Via: HuffPost

If you’re looking for exercise advice these days, chances are you don’t have to look very far. Before social media, sessions with a personal trainer or a coach might have been your go-to for advice on what you should (or […]


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How exercise interventions could help people with asthma

January 7, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Interventions aimed at promoting physical activity in people with asthma could improve their symptoms and quality of life — according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Researchers looked at whether interventions such as aerobic and strength or […]


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Exercise reduces upper limb disability after breast cancer surgery

November 11, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Women who exercise shortly after having non-reconstructive breast cancer surgery appear to regain better shoulder and arm mobility and experience less pain than those who receive standard care, suggests a study published by The BMJ today. A team of researchers […]


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Research review shows intermittent fasting works for weight loss, health changes

October 12, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Intermittent fasting can produce clinically significant weight loss as well as improve metabolic health in individuals with obesity, according to a new study review led by University of Illinois Chicago researchers. “We noted that intermittent fasting is not better than […]


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Managing metabolic disease through time-restricted eating

October 5, 2021

Via: The Medical News

My lab started the concept of time-restricted eating or what is now popularly called intermittent fasting. My lab studies circadian rhythm, which is the internal timetable for our body to carry out different tasks at a pre-determined time of the […]


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Higher fruit and veg intake associated with better mental health in secondary school pupils

September 28, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Nutritious breakfast and lunch linked to emotional wellbeing in pupils across the age spectrum include good nutrition in public health strategies for kids’ mental health, urge researchers. Higher fruit and veg intake are significantly associated with better mental health in […]


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Researchers call for a focus on fitness over weight loss for obesity-related health conditions

September 20, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The prevalence of obesity around the world has tripled over the past 40 years, and, along with that rise, dieting and attempts to lose weight also have soared. But according to a review article publishing September 20 in the journal […]


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5 Exercises To Do In The Morning If You’re Too Tired To Work Out

September 13, 2021

Via: HuffPost

So many of us dream of living up to that aspirational goal of keeping to a morning workout routine. Wouldn’t it be nice to to be up with the sun, riding our luxury stationary bikes (in front of a floor-to-ceiling […]


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Study shows relation between good sleep-time recovery and health-promoting food habits

September 8, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Good sleep-time recovery is associated with a health-promoting diet and health-promoting eating habits, as well as with lower consumption of alcohol, according to a new study investigating psychological and physiological well-being among working-age Finnish adults. The association of physiological recovery […]