Regular Exercise Can be Protective Against High-Fat diet

Published:December 29th, 2010

Regular physical exercise can have a beneficial effect against occasional high fat cravings. In a recent study published by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, it has been shown that regular physical exercise can have a protective effect against excess fat accumulation caused by high-fat- containing diet.

In this study, 10 women were selected were asked to have a transition diet from a one-day low fat diet with an energy content of thirty percent to four-day high five diet which contains fifty percent energy content. During this period, these study subjects were asked to have bicycle ergometer exercise.  After which, they were asked to have calorimeter examination.

The results?

The researchers have discovered that increase in the physical activity can cause increase in the twenty-four hour fat oxidation within the body. They have also noted that there exists a relationship between the amount of physical activity and the burning of fats in response to high-fat diet.

Thus, the researchers concluded that regular physical exercise can have a protective effect against the short-term intake of high fat foods. Furthermore, it has the ability to maintain healthy body functions during times of high fat intake.

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