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Ever feel charged up after a run? Besides bombarding you with those feel-good endorphins, recent research found that running mitigated the negative impact of chronic stress on found that those same brain-benefiting mechanisms also helped strengthen the immune system and amped fat metabolism: Exercise reduces the chemicals associated with depression and mental illness and converts them into other chemicals that act positively in the body, turning white fat cells into energy-burning brown cells and enhancing the ability of immune cells to combat inflammation.

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