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What’s better for improving inflammation: exercise or caloric restriction?

In people with overweight or obesity, combining exercise with caloric restriction leads has the biggest impact on inflammation, according to this recent meta-analysis.

Study under review: The impact of exercise training versus caloric restriction on inflammation markers: a systemic review and meta-analysis

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What are the effects of exercise, as compared to caloric restriction, and exercise plus caloric restriction, as compared to caloric restriction only, on markers of inflammation in people with overweight or obesity?

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