Slow postmeal walking reduces postprandial glycemia in middle-aged women.

  title={Slow postmeal walking reduces postprandial glycemia in middle-aged women.},
  author={H{\aa}vard Nygaard and Sissel Erland Tomten and Arne Torbj\orn H\ostmark},
  journal={Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme},
  volume={34 6},
Postprandial blood glucose concentration is a risk factor for the development of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes, even at states well below hyperglycemic levels. A previous study has shown that postmeal exercise of moderate intensity blunts the blood glucose increase after carbohydrate intake (Høstmark et al. Prev. Med. 42(5): 369-371). The objective of the present study was to examine whether even postmeal slow walking would have a similar effect. Fourteen healthy women aged >50 years… CONTINUE READING
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