Is it possible that the same enzyme that helps us get rid of alcohol can also help us live longer and healthier lives? Scientists have uncovered a molecular mechanism that may be able to do just that. Researchers at the University of Virginia (UVA) discovered that the role of … [Read more...] about This miraculous enzyme might be the answer to living longer, healthier lives
What is NEAT and why is it more effective for weight loss than exercise?
"Non-exercise activity thermogenesis," also known as NEAT, is a fancy term for the energy you expend during the day whenever you’re not sleeping, eating, or doing purposeful exercise (like sports or gym workouts). You engage in NEAT by just walking about the house or office, … [Read more...] about What is NEAT and why is it more effective for weight loss than exercise?
Britain’s four-day workweek trial shows no loss in productivity
According to a survey of participants published last Wednesday, the majority of the companies taking part in a four-day workweek pilot program in Britain stated they experienced no productivity loss throughout the experiment—and, that in some cases, productivity was … [Read more...] about Britain’s four-day workweek trial shows no loss in productivity
Study confirms you slow degenerative aging by picking up the pace
It’s no surprise that maintaining an active lifestyle is linked to staving off age-related diseases such as heart damage, memory loss, and cognitive decline. However, researchers are zoning in on specific activities that we can easily incorporate into our life that will directly … [Read more...] about Study confirms you slow degenerative aging by picking up the pace
Practicing leisure sports may be the key to a longer life
An observational study involving 8,677 participants has found that leisure time sports activities can have a considerable effect on life expectancy. Among the top sports activities with the highest longevity gain are tennis (9.7 years) and badminton (6.2 years). Along with these … [Read more...] about Practicing leisure sports may be the key to a longer life