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Cardiorespiratory Fitness Can Reduce Risk of Fatty Liver

–The study revealed that cardiorespiratory fitness is inversely related to the risk of fatty liver – despite physical activity, smoking, alcohol use, serum lipids, insulin, glucose, and C-reactive protein. Importantly, the same results could be seen in participants who were obese, says Researcher Kristiina Pälve from Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine of the University of Turku. The ...

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Fitness trackers accurately measure heart rate but not calories burned

“For a lay user, in a non-medical setting, we want to keep that error under 10 percent,” Shcherbina said. Sixty volunteers, including 31 women and 29 men, wore the seven devices while walking or running on treadmills or using stationary bicycles. Each volunteer’s heart was measured with a medical-grade electrocardiograph. Metabolic rate was estimated with an instrument for measuring the oxygen and ...

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