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What is the relationship between weightlifting and all-cause mortality?

Physical activities, including aerobic and muscle-strengthening exercises, are recommended for all adults to improve their health and longevity. A recent British Journal of Sports Medicine study examined the relationship between weightlifting and all-cause mortality, specifically deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD) and cancer. It further analyzed an individual’s health outcomes based on joint and independent associations […]

Meta-analysis supports prebiotic effect of chicory root fiber

The new systematic literature review with meta-analyses, conducted by scientists from the University of Pécs in Hungary and Beneo, included data from 2,495 people aged 0-83 years and assessed the effectiveness of the chicory root fiber in doses ranging from 3 to 20 grams. per day. “To the best of our knowledge, our systematic review […]

C15:0 saturated fats have a leg up on the EPA, study finds

New research shows that C15:0, or pentadecanoic acid, an odd-chain saturated fat found in butter, is safer and more effective at repairing cells than eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). The peer-reviewed study was published in PLOS ONE.​ The researchers behind the study are confident that the newly discovered essential fatty acid reigns supreme. Before this discovery, there […]

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