Study under review: The Impact of Protein Supplementation on Appetite and Energy Intake in Healthy Older Adults: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis
What is the effect of protein supplementation on energy intake in healthy older adults?
Other Articles in Issue #75 (January 2021)
Safety Spotlight: Women and creatine
The effects of creatine are quite well studied, but its sex-specific safety profile hasn't been. Besides some non-serious side effects, creatine seems safe for women, but more work needs to understand creatine's effects during pregnancy.
Sugar Wars, Episode 6: The Return of the Fructose
How does fructose affect cardiometabolic risk markers calorie-for-calorie compared to glucose or sucrose? This recent meta-analysis aimed to find out.
Deep Dive: Supplementing for senior strength and size in the context of sarcopenia
This systematic review and meta-analysis explored what supplements can stave off the loss of muscle function that comes with aging. However, the way it categorized the studies it used, along with the overall low quality of those studies, makes its conclusions seem a bit... weak.
Interview: Cyriac Abby Philips, MBBS, MD, DM (Hepatology)
In this interview, we pick Dr. Philips' brain about the basics of Ayurveda, its safety, and the story behind a recently retracted paper he was involved with detailing a case of acute liver failure and death in a patient who was taking supplements.
Deep Dive: Comparing the efficacy of diet, exercise, and lifestyle modifications for controlling childhood obesity
This meta-analysis looked at what lifestyle interventions work best for children with overweight and obesity, and how much of a role parental involvement played.
Deep Dive: Do Low-Carb Diets Stoke the Metabolic Fire?
This meta-analysis concluded that longer-term low-carb dieters feel the metabolic burn, but some methodological concerns may douse this flame a bit.
Deep Dive: Evaluating the relationship between training status and optimal protein intake
According to this recent meta-analysis, whether or not more protein is better for lean body mass may come down to resistance training status.