Best Diet and Exercise Articles December 11, 2016

cutmypic (2)These are the top health articles I find around the web that I think are cutting edge, cool, and just plain awesome!

So… it looks like the next big thing is your Gut Bacteria???? For health and weight loss.








Running actually lowers inflammation in knee joints by Knowridge Science Report

New research from BYU exercise science professors finds that pro-inflammatory molecules actually go down in the knee joint after running.


Love Your Guts by Kirsten Dobroth

“A lot of research on the microbiome is still in its infancy,” says Penny Wilson, PhD, a registered dietician and nutritionist. “The initial research is showing some surprising things. There may be links between depression, hormone imbalances, food sensitivities and weight imbalances all being linked to imbalances in our microbiome.”


Meta-analysis affirms association of calcium supplementation with improved serum lipids By Life Extension

A meta-analysis published on November 18, 2016 in the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing concluded that supplementing with calcium with or without the addition of vitamin D was associated with a reduction in low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and increased high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol.

Fitness Technology

Experimental skin patch tests sweat for health as you work out by Lauran Neergaard

Researchers are creating a skin patch that can test people’s sweat while they exercise and beam the results to their smartphones to help track health and fitness.