Medical Students not Taught about Exercise Benefits

This has been an ongoing discussion here for some time now. The general MD has extensive knowledge of disease but not all of the measures that can be taken to prevent it in the first place. Source Medical News Today: Physical Activity Curriculum Not Being Taught To Medical Students The online version of the British…

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Doctors Not Being Taught About Benefits Of Exercise

We’ve always known that Docs aren’t taught about nutrition and exercise but it seems like this would be changing by now. some research will show that physicians were swearing that steroids did not improve athletic performance just 30 years ago, the times are changing but not so much. Source: MNT: Physical Activity Curriculum Not Being…

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New Drug Could Help Maintain Long-term Weight Loss

Drug and supplement company scientists have been trying to find a way to use leptin for fat loss for over a decade now. Several products have come out and then been shelved after being discovered ineffective. Mostly this was just due to over enthusiasm more than a desire to ripoff the public. Yes there is…

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Lack of Sleep Increases Risk of Obesity and Diabetes-Study

We have known for decades that you can’t shed fat without adequate sleep, now the studies are looking deeper, you have a larger chance of being overweight or even obese if you don’t/can’t get enough sleep. Fat insomniacs?   Source: Science Daily – By NICHOLAS BAKALAR: Researchers have found further experimental evidence that inadequate sleep…

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Study: Exercise Improves Heart Activity in Diabetics

If Diabetics got enough exercise they probably wouldn’t be Diabetics, but this is a good point. If you are diabetic then you must take care of yourself and that includes exercise. Start with 20 minutes 3 times a week. Walk casually but steadily to start. If you are obese, walking is “like a normal person…

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