Tag: medicine

Holiday weight gain tends to make us fat for life, but no worries, exercise helps

Nobody gains weight overnight. It happens gradually over the years or decades. Average adult tends to gain 0.5-1.0 kg per year, which is quite a lot actually. But no worries if there has been some weight gain, exercise helps.

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Circadian clock and sleep and their relation to physical activity

It has been in my mind to write few words regarding sleep as it is clearly one of the most important though many times neglected factors affecting human health. As Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded this week for the researchers who had made significant contributions in the area of circadian clock, I thought that this is good moment to emphasize the importance of sleep for our wellbeing.

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Exercise is medicine, particularly anti-aging medicine!

Based on scientific research performed over the last few decades it has become evident that exercise is pretty effective medicine in many clinical conditions. This fact is being promoted for instance by the leading Association in the field, American College of Sport Medicine.

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