Active workstations may improve daily standing and step counts

1. Sit-to-stand desks may be more successful than treadmill desks in breaking up daily sedentary behavior even after a year of use. 2. Total...

Regular exercise may reduce episodes of disinhibited and overeating  

1. The exercise group displayed a 5% reduction in overeating episodes compared to the control group. 2. In comparison to the control group, the exercise...

Hereditary hemochromatosis risk genotypes may improve endurance performance in male athletes

1. Individuals possessing the medium or high risk HFE genotypes outperformed those with lower risk genotypes in a 10km cycling time trial. 2. Individuals in...

Physical activity and sleep may have synergistic effects on health

1. Physical activity levels at or above the WHO guidelines threshold eliminated most of the negative effects of poor sleep on mortality. 2. The negative...

Wellness Check: Exercise

2 Minute Medicine is pleased to announce that we are launching Wellness Check, a new series dedicated to exploring new research evidence focused on...

Very-low-calorie diet leads to significant but reversible changes in gut microbiome

1. Very-low-calorie diet significantly altered composition of the gut microbiome in study participants, including an enrichment in pathogenic Clostridiodies difficile. 2. Stool samples from post-diet...

Longer seated lunch time associated with more consumption of fruit and vegetables in children

1. Compared to 10-minuted seated lunch, 20-minuted seated lunch led to increased amount of fruit and vegetables consumed amongst children. 2. 20-minute lunch did...

Automated behavioral intervention for improving workplace diet did not prevent weight gain

1. Work-place behavioral interventions for improving diet choices and weight management can be automated and personalized based on cafeteria purchase history. 2. Personalized, automated behavioral...

Wellness Check: Nutrition

2 Minute Medicine is pleased to announce that we are launching Wellness Check, a new series dedicated to exploring new research evidence focused on...

COVID-19 quarantine associated with negative impacts on mental health and exercise

1. The second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada was associated with increased depression, anxiety, and distress as compared to pre-pandemic rates. 2. As...

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