EXERCISE FREE: Nestlé manipulates enzyme to give you ‘exercise in a bottle’ A common science fiction devise used by writers through the years has been the idea of an entire meal with all of the necessary nutrients reduced down to a single pill. The Nestlé company appears to be on the cusp of something even more fantastic. The journal Chemistry & Biology has published a study by Nestlé scientists of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK), an enzyme that may be able to mimic the effects of exercise. Just imagine: A future in which everyone looks good in their cosplay outfits!
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