Other Articles in Issue #37 (November 2017)
Interview: Matt Stranberg, MA, RD, CSCS
In this interview, we chat with Matt about the utility of personal genomics for nutrition, how to keep up with nutrition research, what leads to successful dieting, and much more.
Aspartic acid on trial: no, it doesn’t boost testosterone
The evidence for D-aspartic acid boosting testosterone has been mixed. This trial used a high dose for a longer time to help settle the matter.
Vitamin D for athletes
Even athletes are subject to vitamin D deficiency. How much do they need to reach sufficiency, and does vitamin D supplementation have an effect on performance?
A whole (grain) in the evidence
Whole grain is thought to be heart healthy, mainly because of observational evidence. Are randomized controlled trials consistent with this recommendation?
Can riboflavin reduce muscle soreness?
Most research on riboflavin in athletics has focused on its effects on performance. Its effect on recovery are less well studied.
Can magnesium supplementation reduce cardiovascular disease risk factors in people with diabetes?
Observational, mechanistic, and animal evidence suggests that magnesium deficiency could raise the risk of CVD and diabetes. Could supplementation help?
Is exercise enough to improve the metabolic syndrome?
Diet and exercise combined can make an impact on factors of the metabolic syndrome. But could exercise by itself be enough to make a meaningful improvement?