Study under review: Effect of glucose and sodium chloride mouth rinses on neuromuscular fatigue: a preliminary study
The researchers designed the study to determine whether salt and carbohydrate mouth rinses could improve the perseverance of maximal voluntary contraction following a 30-minute cycling exercise at 70% of the participants’ maximal oxygen uptake.
Other Articles in Issue #66 (April 2020)
Supercharging muscle protein synthesis through essential amino acids
Adding essential amino acids to whey may boost muscle protein synthesis, but the dose matters!
NERD Mini: Summarizing the evidence on milk consumption and your health
We quickly review the evidence of milk and dairy consumption on various health endpoints — blood pressure, cancer, bone health, heart disease, diabetes, and more.
Deep Dive: Fruit, vegetables, and cardiovascular risk factors
An apple a day probably isn’t enough to keep the cardiologist away, but the evidence suggests that 3-5 servings of fruits and veggies may help a little bit.
Deep Dive: Interesting Bacterial Solution for Irritable Bowel Syndrome?
Probiotics aren't BS when it comes to reducing IBS symptoms.
Evaluating the differences between big breakfasts and big dinners
More calories are burned after breakfast than after dinner, but does it matter?
Berberine supplementation reduces a major colorectal cancer risk factor
Colorectal cancers are the second-most common cause of cancer death, which makes the results of this large two-year study a pretty big deal if they hold up to replication.
Op-Ed: Science in the 21st Century: Notes from an industry harlot
Stu Phillips drops by to give his perspective on the role of industry funding in modern-day research.