Active children may lower their risk of heart disease and even cancer in later life: Exercising in youth permanently 'turns down' genes that cause inflammation

Children who exercise may be at less risk of heart disease and even cancer in later life, new research suggests.
Mice who are physically active before reaching sexual maturity have 'turned down' genes for inflammation, even if they eat a high-fat diet, a study found.
These effects continue even once the mice reach adulthood, the research adds. 
Past research demonstrates eating a fatty diet increases the activity of genes that cause inflammation.
Inflammation has previously been linked to an increased risk of obesity, heart disease and cancer. 
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1 August 2017 in Health, Views: 54
Source: Daily Mail

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