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Active mice make more than four times as many new heart muscle cells, study says In a recent study, researchers discovered one explanation for why exercise may be beneficial: It stimulates the heart to make new muscle cells Doctors, health organizations, and the U.S. surgeon general all agree that exercise is good for the heart. …

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise. Reported consumption increased by 268 calories for men and 143 calories for women between the two surveys. This increase is more than enough to explain the increase in steady-state weight… The available evidence suggests that calories expended …

Running for as little as five minutes a day could significantly lower a person’s risk of dying prematurely, according to a large-scale new study of exercise and mortality. The findings suggest that the benefits of even small amounts of vigorous exercise may be much greater than experts had assumed. In recent years, moderate exercise, such …