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Chalk another one up for a lower carb/keto type diet! How much exercise do you really have to do? Time released Caffeine… just a few of the topics covered in this weeks articles.
Nutrition / Diet
The keto diet is focused on reducing the amount of carbohydrates as much as possible and increasing the amount of protein and fat.
Besides its weight loss-related benefits, recent studies have pointied to many other advantages. For instance, Medical News Today recently covered research suggesting that the diet may increase longevity and improve memory in old age.
Other studies have noted the neurological benefits of the diet. The keto diet is used to treat epilepsy, and some have suggested that it may prove helpful in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
In a large new study published on this topic, researchers concluded from studying exercise habits of 130,000 people that just 150 minutes of exercise per week can help you live longer.
This stuff looks pretty cool… even for those who want SUSTAINED energy!
Garmin has today unveiled a new range of fitness trackers called the Vivofit Jr. 2, which have been specifically designed for children and have been created in partnership with Disney.
Available in a range of different finishes depicting BB-8, The Avengers, Minnie Mouse, and other popular characters from Star Wars and Marvel comics.
What are your thoughts… are these good for children?