Best Diet and Exercise Articles November 6, 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 eating dinner early is good again? We can also eat fall leaves?  And the ACSM’s list of Fitness Trends for 2017. Lots of interesting stuff in the fitosphere this week



Exercise hormone sheds fat, ‘helps people stay slender’ By Webmaster

IF you are lacking in motivation to exercise this fall, some research led by a University of Florida researcher may inspire you to jump-start your fitness regimen. According to the new study, while exercising, a hormone is released that not only helps the body shed fat, but also prevents it from forming. More regular exercise produces more irisin, which could help with fat reduction, stronger bones, and better cardiovascular health.

Nutrition / Diet

Early dinner may help you lose weight: Study by

A new study suggests eating dinner early by mid-afternoon and following it by an 18-hour daily fast or until breakfast the next morning may help with losing weight. " These preliminary findings suggest for the first time in humans what we've seen in animal models -- that the timing of eating during the day does have an impact on our metabolism," said Dale Schoeller, Professor at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, US.


Eating Autumn Leaves By Deborah Mitchell

The list of unusual things to eat just keeps growing. We already have edible flowers and edible insects; soon we may be adding autumn leaves to the menu.

Fitness Technology

HEALTH AND FITNESS: What's trending in fitness? by BRIAN PARR Columnist

Each year the American College of Sports Medicine, or ACSM, surveys health and fitness professionals to identify exercise trends for the upcoming year. The report for 2017 was just published, so it is a good time to catch up on the leading fitness trends to look for in the upcoming year. Some of these are new, but many of the top trends are still popular from previous years.