Physical activity control body weight by influencing the secretion of intestinal hormones before and
The researchers, who report at the July conference of the Society for the study of eating behavior, held in the USA have suggested that physical activity normalize body weight by influencing the level
hormones secreted by the before and after eating.
Earlier studies have shown that active exercises, like running, increase the body’s sensitivity to leptin, a hormone secreted by cells of adipose
tisue and suppreses appetite.
According to the scientists from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore during the present study they were able to shed light on previously unknown mechanisms that may make physical activity an effective way to control body weight. Continue reading
A person needs time in the day to do one hundred steps per minute for half an hour in order to achieve a moderate level of physical activity, say U.S. scientists.
To such conclusion researchers from the University of San Diego came after studying the condition of the body several dozen people walking on the moving walkway at the gym.
The experiments were quite complex, since, according to scientists, regular
pedometer does not give data on the intensity physical activity.
In their work, the team of researchers tried to resolve long-standing disputes about what kind of daily physical activity can be considered adequate to maintain health and but for this we need to work in the garden, walk or run. Continue reading