Gary Lewis, MD, and Robert Gerszten, MD, and colleagues conducted a study looking at more than 200 small molecules in the blood in fit and non-fit individuals. They found some interesting differences in these groups of people.
Our body releases certain metabolites after we exercise. These small molecules can stimulate the expression of genes that helps us burn glucose in fat more efficiently. Read more….
Small molecules in the blood not only reveal the “metabolic signature” of fitness, but hint at how new sports drinks or drugs might help people more efficiently burn fat.