Navigation Links
Seasonal Variation In Exercise And Eating Habits Identified

A novel study conducted to analyze the fluctuations in eating and exercise habits of individuals has revealed that it may vary over different seasons with a tendency to eat more during winter. // It is further supported by the fact that there is a corresponding seasonal change in the body weight and physical activity. Researchers at University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester have conducted the study.

Numerous studies have been conducted on seasonal variation and nutrient intake previously and have yielded only limited information. Nearly 593 men and women were recruited for the present 1-year study. The average age of the study participants was 48 years and a majority of them were overweight and obese. The food intake, level of physical activity and body weight were among the factors taken up for study. Seasonal variations in all the above areas were documented.

The study participants were found to consume nearly 1,963 kilocalories per day, with half of the calories derived from carbohydrates alone. Approximately a 1/3rd was obtained from fat intake. On analysis highest levels of calorie intake was documented during winter and the lowest during spring.

A seasonal fluctuation in the food source intake was also seen with carbohydrate intake maximal during spring while the intake of total fat and saturated fat was the highest during the fall.

Consistent with reports of lowest levels of physical activity during winter, a corresponding increase in the body weight was also noted. The physical activity levels were found to be maximal during spring season. In addition, this seasonal variation was more prominent among middle age men, nonwhites and among those with a high school education or less.

The study results only emphasize the need for balancing the number of calories consumed and burned through balanced diet and physical activity. The findings could also have valuable implications on the innate difficulty of most people to lose weight.

Following results of the present study, the researchers have expressed the need to maintain a perfect balance to compensate for the anticipated weight gain during winter. Appropriate changes have to be made in the level of physical activity to stabilize food intake and energy levels.


'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Shot Supply: Reduced Dosage of Seasonal flu Vaccine, Works!
2. Immune System Gets Boosted By Seasonal Allergies
3. Door-to-door Visits to Check Water-borne and Seasonal Diseases in Rajasthan
4. Study Reviews Seasonal Affective Disorder
5. Variation in breast cancer
6. Risk Of Schizophrenia due to Gene Variation
7. Variations In ingredients From Brand to Brand
8. Gene Variation Associated With Better Mobility For Older Individuals
9. Tamoxifen Ineffective In Presence Of Genetic Variation in Breast Cancer
10. Genetic Variation In Bitter-Taste Receptor Gene Increases Alcoholic Risk
11. Gene Variations Raise the Risk of Childhood Cancer Survivors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:10/13/2017)... Nevada (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 , ... ... Hemp CBD Oil utilizing Purzorb™ technology. Applying the Purzorb™process to full spectrum CBD oil ... required and providing a CBD form that can be easily incorporated into liquid products, ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Many families have long-term insurance that ... insurance companies have a waiver for care if the client has a cognitive impairment ... family pays for care, is often waived, so the benefits from their insurance start ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh, ... and least understood books in the Holy Scriptures, Revelation. The Book of Revelation paints ... for centuries. Many have tossed it off as mere rubbish, but Yisrayl Hawkins says ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... “America On The ... identity. “America On The Brink” is the creation of published author, William Nowers. ... great-grandchildren. As a WWII veteran, he spent thirty years in the Navy. ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... Wis. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... standard products to meet the demand of today’s consumer and regulatory authorities worldwide. ... of probiotic experts and tested to meet the highest standard. , These ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/28/2017)... 28, 2017 Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC), ... call and webcast on Friday, November 3, 2017, beginning ... ending at approximately 8:30 a.m. (CDT) / 9:30 a.m. ... 2017 financial performance and guidance for 2018, Hill-Rom executives ... enhance operational performance, and long-range financial outlook through 2020. ...
(Date:9/25/2017)... PROVIDENCE, R.I. , Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... immunogenicity assessment, vaccine design, and immune-engineering today announced ... focused on the development of personalized therapeutic cancer ... and has provided exclusive access to enabling technologies ... MSc Eng., MBA will lead EpiVax Oncology as ...
(Date:9/19/2017)... Sept. 19, 2017   ZirMed Inc ., a recognized ... announced that it has been ranked #1 by its users ... Rankings 2017 User Survey. ZirMed was recognized as the ... hospitals and medical centers over 200 beds and holds one ... technology user survey history. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: