The Right Gut Bacteria May Give Athletes an Edge

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 — Elite athletes’ grueling training regimens may pay off in an unexpected way: The exercise seems to boost levels of a type of gut bacteria that enhances athletic prowess. Researchers found that the bacteria Veillonella were much more common in the guts of marathoners, compared to sedentary people. And the bugs […]

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Coffee Might Be Your Go-to Brew for Weight Loss

MONDAY, June 24, 2019 — Could America’s favorite morning drink also help fight one of its biggest health issues, obesity? That’s the suggestion from a British study that finds coffee stimulates the human body’s “brown fat,” a heat-generating form of fat that literally burns calories in a process called thermogenesis. “This is the first study […]

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