No, you're not reading a grocery-store tabloid: researchers really did discover a chemical compound that's being called "exercise in a pill." They found that mice that were given a regular dose of something called GW1516 (explains why it needed a nickname) not only had better running endurance, but were also more resistant to gaining weight. If it does the same for humans, it could be a godsend for people who are unable to exercise.
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Written by Ashley Hamer May 24, 2017
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