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Friday, September 8 • 1:50pm - 2:30pm
Physical Activity as a Polypill for Chronic Lifestyle Disease

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If physical activity came in pill form, we would only be too eager to take our exercise medicine. Even small-doses extend life and prevent chronic lifestyle disease. But what are the underlying mechanisms behind reduced inflammation, healthier lipid markers and increased diversity of the gut microbiome that make movement such a powerful antidote to modern lifestyle disease. Even though most of us are aware that physical exercise is important, we are less familiar with the underlying benefical mechanisms, we are not aware of how to best access the benefits, and most of us certainly do not do enough of it.

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Darryl Edwards

Darryl Edwards, MSc. owner of Fitness Explorer Training, is an international speaker, certified personal trainer, nutritional therapist, and award-winning author of Paleo Fitness and Paleo from A to Z. His work has been published in magazines including Men’s Fitness, Women’s Health... Read More →

Friday September 8, 2017 1:50pm - 2:30pm PDT
220 Kane Hall