Articles in this issue
Betaine: Can it improve body composition and performance in women?
This is the first study to look at betaine's effects on body composition and performance in women who have just started lifting.
Smackdown: Whole grains versus fruits and vegetables effects on inflammation and the gut microbiome
Overweight and obesity can be accompanied by subclinical inflammation, which may be tied in part to the gut microbiome. This study aimed to find out how increasing fruit and veggie or whole grain intake affects these.
Which oils or fats have the best effect on cholesterol?
Different oils and fats can have very different effects on blood lipids. This network meta-analysis explored exactly how different the effects are.
Mini: What’s healthy about chocolate?
We summarize which health claims about chocolate have some evidence to back them up according to a recent umbrella review on the matter.
Cheese reloaded: enter the matrix
Context matters when it comes to macronutrients’ impact on lipid levels.
Gut bugs as bone drugs
What effect can probiotic supplementation have on bone density? This study aimed to find out
Fighting fat with fat: omega-3s vs. NAFLD
Diet and exercise are some of the main ways to fight non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. This meta-analysis examined whether n-3 supplementation could be added to the list.
Mini: The sports supplements with the highest amount of evidence according to the ISSN
We summarize which supplements have the best evidence base for muscle building and performance enhancement according to the ISSN’s recently updated sports nutrition review.