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Issue #27 (January 2017)

Letter from the Editor

Articles in this issue

  • Low-carbing for endurance: the oxygen problem Open Access
    You might have seen more low-carb endurance athletes popping up in the past few years. This trial tested a ketogenic diet in world-class athletes, compared to two different carb regimens.
  • Can giving infants egg powder prevent allergies?
    We've previously covered ground-breaking research on preventing peanut allergies in infants. This new study takes the same basic idea, and tests it with egg introduction and development of allergies.
  • Boost your immune system with … fiber?
    Eat your veggies: the oldest dietary advice in the book. But what happens when you don't eat veggies, or any fiber? This rodent study looks into what might happen to your gut.
  • Interview: Melanie Jay MD, MS
    Everyone knows obesity is a major public health issue, but what are the best ways for primary care doctors to treat it? Melanie is a researcher who studies these issues in depth.
  • A non-traditional use for probiotics: illness in athletes Open Access
    With the gut being so important for immune health, it's no surprise that trials are starting to look at probiotics for common illnesses. This one looked at a probiotic blend to help combat colds and related conditions.
  • Does resistant starch impact the poop of healthy adults?
    If you've ever eaten a potato that's been cooked and refrigerated, then reheated, you've eaten resistant starch. Aside from impacting your gut bacteia, will this starch affect your poop?
  • Milking more benefit from dairy: A2 milk and glutathione
    We’ve written about A2 milk before, comparing it to A1/A2 milk for GI symptoms. Turns out that the powerful antioxidant glutathione may also be affected by which milk you drink
  • Interview: Deanna Busteed MS, RDN, CSSD
    As a performance nutritionist at a large university, Deanna tells us about practical aspects of implementing nutrition advice for athletes.
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