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Preventing diabetes mellitus

Generally, Diabetes Mellitus is categorized into Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational diabetes.The type that you are concerned with is type 2 in which genetic factor plays a major role. Type 2 diabetes ...
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How carcinogenic are neoprene coated dumbbells?

The chemical name for neoprene is polychloroprene and is a polymer of chloroprene. Chloroprene is suspected of causing cancer, but that does not mean that its polymer causes cancer. For instance, ...
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Why do testosterone / anabolic steroid injection increase the risk of tendon rupture?

I found a 2017 article pointing specifically to a case of AAS usage associated with a Bilateral Patellar Tendon Rupture, which mentions: we suppose that combined AAS and exercise can increase ...
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Does muscle really weigh more than fat?

Yes: muscle tissue is denser than adipose tissue: Adipose tissue has a density of ~0.9 g/ml Skeletal tissue has a density of ~1.06 g/ml Source: Wikipedia; with references to the scientific ...
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Which kind of muscle has greatest resting metabolic rate; big muscle, or strong muscle?

Background: Basal Metabolic Rate is the minimal rate of energy expenditure per unit time by endothermic animals at rest. Several BMR equations exist but the most notable one was the Harris-Benedict ...
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Preventing diabetes mellitus

I agree with CCR's answer, let me add that the type of exercise that burns the most energy are cardio exercises (like running, biking swimming). Strength exercise are also recommended for good health, ...
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