Other Articles in Issue #34 (August 2017)
Interview: Phil Graham, BSc, PGDip, CISSN, MSc(c)
Phil Graham lives and thrives with type 1 diabetes. In this interview, we pick his brain about his body building experience, tips for professionals working with athletes with type 1 diabetes, and the interactions between insulin, dietary protein, and muscle protein synthesis.
Beef protein: anabolic underdog?
Whey protein supplementation is considered a top contender when in comes to improving resistance training outcomes. Can a protein supplement derived from beef compete?
Lean beef: take it or leave it for weight loss
High-protein diets are one way to shed some pounds. Is red meat any better or worse of a protein source for those looking to lose weight?
Is there really no benefit from protein supplementation on weight loss maintenance?
There’s reason to think that protein supplementation can be helpful for weight loss. The question of whether it’s useful in weight maintenance is another matter
The effect of protein supplementation on muscle mass and strength
A recent systematic review has questioned the long-standing belief that protein supplementation can help improve strength training outcomes. This metaanalysis quantitatively examines the latest evidence on the issue
Ginger, vitamin B6 , or neither for nausea during pregnancy?
Ginger and vitamin B6 are commonly thought to be helpful for nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. Few trials have looked at them head-to-head, though.
Can supplemental vitamin D improve sleep?
Vitamin D levels seem to be correlated with sleep quality. But correlation doesn’t necessarily equal causation