Housecall for Health: New Post-Meal Exercise Benefits

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It’s still probably a bad idea to hop in the pool right after you eat, but taking a nice stroll can do you some really good.

FOX’s Colleen Cappon reports in today’s “Housecall for Health”:

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A new study offers proof you should get moving after a meal.  Research from Japan shows exercising after eating can reduce triglyceride levels in the blood.  Study authors say even light physical activity – like taking a walk – an hour after a fatty meal can accelerate your metabolism and the body’s ability to burn fat, over time lowering the risk of heart disease.

Housecall for Health, I’m Colleen Cappon, FOX News Radio.