According to recent research, published in the journal Immunity, probiotics can be used safely and efficiently to fight osteoporosis, widely-known as osteoporosis.
The researchers have used a mouse model to check the hypothesis. The mice received oral Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG supplement for more than 4 weeks.
Having analyzed the received data, the researchers found that the probiotic stimulated the growth of gut bacteria that produced a metabolite called butyrate which, in its turn, caused the production of a protein Wnt10b, vital for bone growth.
Senior study author Roberto Pacifici from Emory University in Atlanta, GA, says: “We were surprised by the potency of the gut microbiome in regulating bone and by the complexity of the mechanism of action of probiotics.”
A new study, published in the Journal of Applied Psychology, finds that a hot bath may help reduce inflammation and improve metabolism.
As a part of an experiment, each study participant took a hot bath with water temperature 102°F (39°C) for one hour. The researchers took a blood sample before the bath and 2 hours later. Also, the measured participants’ blood pressure, blood temperature, and heart rate every 15 minutes.
Having analyzed the received data, the researchers concluded that just one immersion into hot water caused a spike of interleukin, a marker of inflammation, and increased nitric oxide (NO) production. Nitric oxide, in its turn, causes blood vessels to relax lowering blood pressure and improves glucose intake into tissues. It has anti-inflammatory properties as well.
New research, executed by scientists from Iowa State University, finds that lifting weights for less than an hour once a week may lower the risk of heart attack or stroke by 40–70%. The researchers also add that performing weight exercises for more than an hour doesn’t provide any additional effect.
To make this conclusion, the researchers analyzed data from about 13,000 adults in the Aerobics Center Longitudinal Study measuring three health outcomes: cardiovascular events, heart attack and stroke in particular, that didn’t result in death, all cardiovascular events that resulted in death.
DC (Duck-chul) Lee, an associate professor of kinesiology explains: “Lifting any weight that increases resistance on your muscles is the key. My muscle doesn’t know the difference if I’m digging in the yard, carrying heavy shopping bags or lifting a dumbbell.”
A large-scale scientific review, presented at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes meeting in Berlin, suggests that three to four cups of coffee a day may decrease the risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 25 percent.
For the study, the researchers analyzed data from 30 studies which involved about 1.2 million people and found the link between coffee and lower risk of diabetes in both in men and women but the effect was a bit greater in women.
The scientists believe that this effect is caused by the combination of compounds found in coffee such as trigonelline, cafestol, cafeic acid and chlorogenic acid. Though the researchers are unsure how these compounds work, they may have an anti-oxidant or anti-inflammatory effect on the body.
A new study, recently published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, suggests that exposure to blue light may help reduce high blood pressure.
For the study, a team of researchers assessed whether blue light exposure could produce enough nitric oxide to significantly reduce high blood pressure. They involved 14 male participants aged between 30 and 60 years without a previous diagnosis of cardiovascular conditions.
The authors of the study come into a conclusion: “Our present study demonstrates for the first time that whole-body blue light exposure at doses that are comparable to daily sunlight exposure decreases systolic blood pressure […] in young, healthy male volunteers.”
Soccer is one of the most watched and followed sport around the world. Soccer is obviously has given the world many known figures like Pele, Ronaldo, Messi, Zidane, Maradona, Neymar and many more. There are many people who dream to be one of them and indulge their time practicing their signature moves and styles. But what you need to understand is that nothing beats hard work. That how these players beat the odds and came out victorious. They did not try to copy, they worked hard to create their own style and raking masses in their fan club. To become a better player first you have to be in a better shape. In every sport, personal well being comes first. There are many exercises that you can include in your regimen but there are other factors you have to consider as well.
Mental and Physical Health:
First and foremost thing you have to consider is YOURSELF. The need to sleep and eat better is not nagging but necessity. Overworking and extra workout can lead to muscle tension and other irreparable injuries. So that’s a big No-No.
Food is the fuel of the body. Put the right type and amount, you are a beast but hamper with the quality and quantity, you are nothing but a faulty machine unable to give your best on the field. A normal soccer players diet should involve all natural products. You have to balance Protein, Carbohydrates, Fats and other healthy items like chia seeds, fish oil etc to give you all form of energy and nutrition.
The sheer need to warm up your muscles to make sure they don’t jam or get harmed exile running miles and twisting your body to do trick shots or trying not to body slam others or gaining momentum to get that goal, Yes stretching is very important.
A full body work out is necessary in every sport. But like every sport demands special exercise to suit the game, so does soccer. Some of those areas are
Frontal Plane Exercises Maximal Strength Exercises Core Workout Full body strength training Upper Body Exercises.
Proper Workout Regimen:
You can’t be just working out or just playing. You need a proper schedule as per your body need. Overexerting will lead you nowhere. Try to build a functioning time table to accommodate training, gym, food and rest. And making sure to take time off will hep you keep you calm and your mind refreshed to make you work better.