Other Articles in Issue #40 (February 2018)
Interview: Gabrielle Fundaro PhD, CISSN
In this interview, we chat with researcher and weightlifter Gabrielle Fundaro about her health routine, the challenges of teaching complex biological concepts, the microbiome, and nutrition.
A progress report on supplements for osteoarthritis
There are a lot of supplements that are supposed to improve aspects of osteoarthritis. But what's the evidence that they actually help?
A look under the hood at carbohydrate intake during exercise
Higher carbohydrate intake during submaximal exercise can help boost performance. This study explores why.
Some TLC from ALC in depression
Acetyl-L-carnitine can pass through the blood-brain barrier more easily than L-carnitine. This meta-analysis takes a look at whether it can help with depression.
Can curcumin reduce cardiovascular risk factors?
Curcumin is thought to have multiple possible health benefits. This meta-analysis zeros in on its effects on cardiovascular risk factors.
Can whole eggs help make swole legs?
Getting enough protein is essential to help stimulate muscle growth. But the type of protein-containing food can also play a role.
Zinc: an alternative path away from type 2 diabetes?
Zinc may be helpful with glycemic control for people with type 2 diabetes. But can it also help with prediabetes?