Why it’s a very good idea to exercise on an empty stomach

11-04-2017

A study has recently revealed that exercise has better results when done on an empty stomach. Many of us have had this little riddle to solve--should I eat that banana or smoothie before or after my gym session? If you have been wondering whether it is better to eat or fast before a workout, researchers now have an answer. A new study has found that exercise on empty stomach is better for your health in the long term. The study analysed effects of eating versus fasting on gene expression in adipose (fat) tissue in response to exercise. After eating, adipose tissue "is busy responding to the meal and a bout of exercise at this time will not stimulate the same (beneficial)

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Good news! That cuppa coffee is key to your long life
January 17, 2017

Why do coffee drinkers tend to have a longer life? The finding that coffee drinkers tend to live longer than people who abstain has long puzzled scientists. US scientists believe they've found the answer - and it's to do with caffeine. It helps to block chemicals in the blood that promote inflammation, they say.

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Want to live longer? Eating red chilli may extend lifespan
January 15, 2017

New Delhi: Do you love spicy food? If so, here's some good news for you - a new study has linked eating hot red chilli peppers to a reduction in total mortality. The study found that daily consumption of hot red chilli peppers can lead to a 13 per cent reduction in total mortality, primarily in heart disease or stroke. People who regularly

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Calling your kids ‘fat’ may make them gain weight: study
January 15, 2017

Parents, take note! Telling your children that they are 'overweight' may make them gain weight as they grow up, new research has warned. The findings indicate that children whose parents identified them as being overweight perceived their own body size more negatively and were more likely to attempt to lose weight, factors that partly accounted

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C’garh: Over lakh people perform yoga in Durg district
January 13, 2017

Raipur, Jan 12 (PTI) Over one lakh people, including school children, today performed yoga in the presence of yoga guru Baba Ramdev at a stadium in Chhattisgarh's Durg district. The three day yoga camp which concluded today at Jayanti stadium of Bhilai city was organised to celebrate National Youth Day.

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Study Shows The Way Stress May Harm Your Heart
January 13, 2017

People with high stress also have a higher risk of heart disease and stroke. PARIS, FRANCE: Scientists said Thursday they may have uncovered a biological explanation for the long suspected link between stress and heart disease.

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