Category Archives for "Obesity"

Regular Exercise Reduces Risks of Wide Range of Diseases!!!

By admin | Diabetes , Fitness , Health , Inflammation , Obesity

This shouldn’t be breaking news to anyone! Previous studies have shown that a sedentary lifestyle increases the risks of chronic diseases and premature death.  Leslie Alford from the University of East Anglia (United Kingdom) reviewed 40 scientific studies covering the latest international research on physical activity and longevity, published between 2006 and 2010.  The literature […]

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Obesity at 9 to 12 Years Predicts Heart Disease Risk Factors in Adolescence!!!

By admin | Diabetes , Fitness , Health , Inflammation , Nutrition , Obesity

Greater adiposity in childhood, at ages 9 to 12 years, is associated with increased cardiovascular risk factors in adolescence, ages 15 to 16 years, although the risks can be decreased in obese children by achieving normal weight by adolescence, a new study has found. Debbie A. Lawlor, PhD, professor of epidemiology at the University of […]

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Combined Aerobic and Strength Training Improves Glucose Control in Diabetes!!!

By admin | Diabetes , Fitness , Nutrition , Obesity

In patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, aerobic exercise combined with resistance training improves glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels vs levels in a nonexercising control group; however, neither form of exercise alone achieves this benefit, a new study has found. Timothy S. Church, MD, PhD, with the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, Baton […]

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