Science Daily- Fitness News and Tips

  • Age is no barrier to successful weight loss November 20, 2020
    Obese patients over the age of 60 can lose an equivalent amount of weight as younger people using only lifestyle changes, according to a new study that demonstrates that age is no barrier to losing weight.
  • Are high-protein total diet replacements the key to maintaining healthy weight? November 18, 2020
    The results of a new study suggest that high-protein total diet replacements are a promising nutritional strategy to combat rising rates of obesity. In particular, the study provides further evidence that diets with a higher proportion of protein might offer a metabolic advantage compared to a diet consisting of the same number of calories, but […]
  • Masks don't impair lung function during physical activity, study finds November 16, 2020
    While they might feel uncomfortable, facemasks do not significantly change the actual work of breathing or the flow of oxygen and carbon dioxide when worn while exercising, researchers report.
  • Bursts of exercise can lead to significant improvements in indicators of metabolic health November 16, 2020
    Short bursts of physical exercise induce changes in the body's levels of metabolites that correlate to, and may help gauge, an individual's cardiometabolic, cardiovascular and long-term health, a study has found. Approximately 12 minutes of acute cardiopulmonary exercise impacted more than 80% of circulating metabolites, including pathways linked to a range of favorable health outcomes, […]
  • Dieting and weight worries on rise in teens November 16, 2020
    Significantly higher numbers of Generation Z boys and girls in the UK are dieting to lose weight, and are likely to overestimate their own weight, finds a new study.
  • Study reveals physical demands of two-hour marathon November 13, 2020
    Elite runners need a specific combination of physiological abilities to have any chance of running a sub-two-hour marathon, new research shows.
  • Age is no barrier to successful weight loss November 20, 2020
    Obese patients over the age of 60 can lose an equivalent amount of weight as younger people using only lifestyle changes, according to a new study that demonstrates that age is no barrier to losing weight.
  • Drug eases recovery for those with severe alcohol withdrawal November 19, 2020
    Scientists say a drug originally developed to treat high blood pressure can reduce severe withdrawal symptoms for patients diagnosed with alcohol use disorder.
  • Are high-protein total diet replacements the key to maintaining healthy weight? November 18, 2020
    The results of a new study suggest that high-protein total diet replacements are a promising nutritional strategy to combat rising rates of obesity. In particular, the study provides further evidence that diets with a higher proportion of protein might offer a metabolic advantage compared to a diet consisting of the same number of calories, but […]
  • Mediterranean diet helps reduce effects of stress in animal model November 16, 2020
    Even before the pandemic and the presidential election, Americans reported some of the highest perceived levels of stress in the world, according to the American Psychological Association. Not only does stress have negative effects on work and personal relationships, it also increases the risk of many chronic conditions, such as heart disease and Alzheimer's disease, […]
  • Dieting and weight worries on rise in teens November 16, 2020
    Significantly higher numbers of Generation Z boys and girls in the UK are dieting to lose weight, and are likely to overestimate their own weight, finds a new study.
  • Go (over) easy on the eggs: 'Egg-cess' consumption linked to diabetes November 15, 2020
    Scrambled, poached or boiled, eggs are a popular breakfast food the world over. Yet the health benefits of the humble egg might not be all they're cracked up to be as new research shows that excess egg consumption can increase your risk of diabetes.