2014 Mar 11

Exercise. No comparison.

By |2014-03-16T12:19:05-04:00March 11th, 2014|Categories: Exercise|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

There is strong scientific evidence detailing the beneficial effects of regular exercise, which are likely to go well beyond reducing cardiovascular disease risk factors. Furthermore, exercise benefits can overcome those of common drugs when one considers that exercise combines preventive, multi-system effects with little adverse consequences and at lower cost.  Exercise, and especially contracting muscle, is certainly a source of numerous drug-like molecules with [...]

2014 Mar 10

Pharmaceuticals or Lifestyle?

By |2014-03-10T17:54:25-04:00March 10th, 2014|Categories: Exercise, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Medicine has progressed very rapidly over the recent years. Communicable diseases, which were the leading causes of mortality, are not so anymore, especially in developed countries. Currently, non-communicable diseases are more prevalent, and most of them are related to changes in our daily habits (such as reduced physical activity and consumption of an unhealthy diet) and degenerative processes. Most of these [...]