Study under review: The Effect of Ingesting Carbohydrate and Proteins on Athletic Performance: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Do carbohydrates combined with protein increase endurance performance compared to just carbohydrates in exercise time trials or time to exhaustion tests?
Other Articles in Issue #69 (July 2020)
Deep Dive: The diet dilemma—should you follow your heart?
A new meta-analysis suggests that the best diets for weight loss and cardiovascular health are those you can stick with.
Deep Dive: Exercise and Acute Respiratory Infections
Aerobic exercise may reduce the impact of short-term respiratory infections, but better evidence is needed.
NERD News: Curtailing COVID-19’s gains at the gym
News out of Norway lightly suggests that taking some precautions can help gymgoers can work out safely. But there are also several reasons to interpret this study cautiously.
Deep Dive: Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) Diet and Blood Pressure
The DASH diet lowers blood pressure to roughly the same extent regardless of your baseline pressure. And every little bit helps.
Shedding weight and fat with L-carnitine: fact or fiction?
L-carnitine supplementation seems to shed weight, but the effect size also slims down when examining only high-quality studies.
Interview: Ray Dorsey, MD
Neurologist and author Ray Dorsey gives some tips regarding what can be done to reduce the risk of Parkinson's disease.
Use it or lose it — high protein or not!
High protein supplementation didn't help maintain muscle after three days of immobility. But "high protein" is a relative term...