Remember what you see with vitamin D
Low levels of vitamin D are correlated with cognitive problems. But can taking vitamin D improve cognition in people who are healthy?
One whey to go for exercise performance recovery
It’s well known that adding protein supplementation to strength training improves gains over the long term. Supplementation’s effects in the short term are less well studied.
Can fasted exercise increase fat oxidation in women?
Recent findings suggest that fasted aerobic exercise makes the body use relatively more fat for fuel over course of a day. Until now, though, this research was done mainly in men.
Interview: Denise Minger
In this issue, we chat with author, health consultant, and public speaker Denise Minger about a host of topics, ranging from veganism to her experience writing about nutrition.
Do probiotics improve quality of life in seasonal allergies?
Bacteria in the gut can influence the immune system, and the immune system plays a large role in seasonal allergies. So can probiotics influence allergic symptoms?
Sugar Wars, Episode 4: A New Hope for Fructose
There are good reasons to suspect that fructose could negatively impact glycemic control compared to other sugars. But the best way to know whether it does or not is to look and see.
Are probiotics effective for treating small intestinal bacterial overgrowth?
Bacteria can cause trouble when they grow too much in places they shouldn’t, like the small intestine. Could probiotics prevent or reverse this process?
Interview: Marie Bragg, PhD
Dr. Bragg received her doctorate in clinical psychology before moving on to research obesity and food policy. In this interview, we discuss food marketing, the psychology of weight loss and maintenance, and more.