Thursday, April 14, 2022

Exercise during pregnancy reduces the risk of Type-2 Diabetes in offspring, study finds


 News Release 14-Apr-2022
Peer-Reviewed Publication
Tohoku University


A new study has demonstrated that maternal exercise during pregnancy improves the metabolic health of offspring, even when the mother is obese or on a high-fat diet. Physical exercise by the mother induces the placenta to secrete the key protein SOD3, resulting in a lowered risk of diabetes for the offspring. The findings in the paper identified the mechanisms behind this process.





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