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News tag: exercise


Sugar-rich drinks reduce stress level

20 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Sugary drinks have a bad reputation as agents of tooth decay and weight gain, but they seem capable of suppressing to hormone cortisol, a new study shows. Cortisol is a hormone responsible for activating the stress response in brain, and as a result the increase in belly fat. This is…


Staying mentally sharp require discipline and knowledge

15 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Staying sharp as you age will require you to follow expert’s advice: exercise more, check your risk for heart disease, and cooperate with your doctor to eliminate medical conditions and drug side effects that may impair your thinking. Other strategies are equally beneficial, including staying active socially, getting enough sleep,…


Vigorous exercise, done regularly, reduces risk of early death

7 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Exercising regularly to increase speed up your breath also reduced the risk of early death, according to an Australian study. After studying more than 200,000 people aged over 45 for a period extending six years, scientists found that those participants who exercised regularly and vigorously were 13 percent less likely…


Getting back in exercise routine takes time and strategy

24 Mar, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
With spring around the corner, people think about renewing their gym membership and get back into a workout routine, but what has happened to their body during the break is an equally important matter to consider. While taking a break from working out is beneficial in some cases, but missing…


Older athletes extend life expectancy with healthy eating

25 Feb, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
For the average American, life expectancy is now longer than ever before and projected to keep growing. Advancements in medicine and a changing mentality, getting older doesn’t equate into turning sedentary. “Staying physically active and exercising regularly can produce long-term health benefits and even improve health for some older people…

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Scientists shows reasons weight loss is an uphill battle

25 Feb, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 1 comment
For those difficult to fulfill resolutions involving losing weight, there is now an official explanation why it is indeed so tough to lose the extra pounds. According to a study that reviewed previous published studies in the past decade examining the prevention and treatment of overweight and obesity in children…


Anti-inflammatory system linked to dieting, fasting

17 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
During dieting or fasting, human body creates a compound that could inhibit a section of the immune system that’s involved in several inflammatory diseases such as atherosclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease and type 2 diabetes, new research found. The findings were published in journal Nature Medicine. "These findings are important because endogenous…


In weight-loss, diet and exercise are insufficient

16 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Most of America’s 79 million adults and 13 million children falling in the obese category have struggle to adhere to “eat less, move more” mantra, but researchers have discovered this lifestyle changes are doomed to fail. Four specialists in weight loss decided to correct the ill impression that people who…


Coconut oil may help regulate blood pressure

10 Feb, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
A daily intake of coconut oil combined with daily exercising may help reduce blood pressure or hypertension to normal levels, new research suggests. Researchers from Brazil speculate the results are due to reduction in baroreflex sensitivity and in oxidative stress in heart and aorta, key factors for maintaining a healthy…


Healthy lifestyle promotes good vision

27 Jan, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
For decades, physicians of Retina Consultants of Southwest Florida have been advocating a healthy lifestyle to their patients. When referring to healthy lifestyle, the doctors include exercise, eating a healthy diet, and not smoking. In short, they say, what is good for your body is also good for your eyes.…