Are you feeling kinda blue? Think your brain cells are too few? Get your fat cells on that bike and ride!

This 2014 rodent study found that fat cells released a certain hormone during exercise that produced two beneficial effects:

  • the hormone increased hippocampal neurogenesis;
  • it also reduced depression-like behaviors.

So if you’re feeling kinda blue,

Think your brain cells are too few?

Get your fat cells on that bike and ride!

http://www.pnas.org/content/111/44/15810.full “Physical exercise-induced hippocampal neurogenesis and antidepressant effects are mediated by the adipocyte hormone adiponectin”

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