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Do your cardio after weight training and burn more fat.

If you do weight training and cardio, you probably do your cardio after the weight training. This order of doing things is beneficial, as this way round the cardio training won’t sap your energy for pumping iron. But according to a human study done by sports scientists at the University of Tsukuba, and published in Medicine and Science in […]

Raspberry ketone: lose weight and strengthen your bones at the same time.

Il valore del training per corpo e mente.

“Mens sana in corpore sano”, dicevano i latini per sottolineare lo stretto legame esistente tra una buona condizione fisica ed una valida attività cerebrale. Oggi questa regola aurea potrebbe diventare un approccio strategico nella lotta al decadimento cerebrale per gli anziani che iniziano ad avere qualche difficoltà legata alle possibilità cognitive o sono a rischio […]

Training all’aperto.

Impact of the quantity and flavonoid content of fruits and vegetables on markers of intake in adults with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

Limited robust randomised controlled trials investigating fruit and vegetable (F&V) intake in people at risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) exist. We aimed to design and validate a dietary strategy of increasing flavonoid-rich versus flavonoid-poor F&V consumption on nutrient biomarker profile. Methods A parallel, randomised, controlled, dose–response dietary intervention study. Participants with a CVD relative risk […]

Effects of a combined physical training and nutrition intervention on physical performance and health-related quality of life in prefrail older women living in the community: a randomized controlled trial.

Le noci contro la malattia di Alzheimer.

Le noci, frutto autunnale ricco di sapore e preziose virtù benefiche. Già precedenti ricerche ne hanno infatti esaltato le proprietà nutrizionali e antiossidanti, utili in molti ambiti della salute. Ora, un nuovo studio condotto dai ricercatori del Developmental Neuroscience Laboratory al New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities (IBR) hanno trovato che questo tipo […]

Bacche di Goji, i benefici per mamme e bambini.

Vigorously Vital.

Whereas the World Health Organization (WHO) currently recommends for adults to complete at least 150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week, many of us fail to do so.  Findings of as large-scale Australian study may inspire many of us to change our sedentary habits.  Klaus Gebel from James Cook […]

Effects of a combined physical training and nutrition intervention on physical performance and health-related quality of life in prefrail older women living in the community: a randomized controlled trial.

Curb Anxiety with Curry.

Known best as the substance in turmeric that gives the curry spice its characteristic yellow color, curcumin has been found by previous studies to exert antioxidant, anti-inflammation, anticancer, and lipid-lowering effects. Curcumin may also help with mental health concerns, notably – anxiety. Fernando Gomez-Pinilla, from the University of California/Los Angeles (UCLA; California, USA), and colleagues […]

Curry Compound Combats Cancer.

Peanuts Prevail.

A legume, peanuts are a good source of vitamin E, niacin, folate, manganese protein and fiber. Previously, some studies suggest that consumption of peanuts may lower the risks of coronary artery disease.  In that vascular dysfunction plays a major role in the development of atherosclerosis and the formation of coronary plaques and lesions that lead […]