Exercise Intensity Influences Food Choices by Tanya

Zilberter, PhD

More vigorous exercise makes you crave fat foods. If you are not an athlete, that is. In the Royal Veterinary, Copenhagen, Denmark, researchers compared food choices made by sedentary people on next day after exercising at 60% or 30% of maximal capacity.

Those who worked out only from time to time, after 60% workout selected higher-fat meals than usual, while those who exercised at 30% or their maximum and those exercising regularly, didn't increase the fat content of meals though they all stayed within their habitual calorie intake.

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