Other Articles in Issue #56 (June 2019)
Early vs. late time-restricted feeding: is when we break the fast important for metabolic health?
Intermittent fasting is one method that may help prevent people at risk for diabetes from developing the disease. This study explored whether the time of the eating window mattered for at-risk men.
Gluten-free menu items often not so gluten-free
Eating out can be hard for people with celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Gluten-free labels on menus can help somewhat, but only if they're reliable.
Keto diets: Are their metabolic effects only due to caloric restriction?
This study follows up on a carefully controlled study we covered back in NERD #22, Volume 2. Its goal was to explore whether keto diets' metabolic effects can be teased out from their effects on bodyweight.
Can restless legs be ‘ironed out’?
People with iron deficiency have a higher risk of restless leg syndrome. This meta-analysis found that iron supplementation can have a clinically meaningful impact on symptoms.
Will red meat increase your risk of heart disease?
We've previously covered evidence suggesting that red meat isn't as heart-harmful as once thought. This meta-analysis goes a step further by comparing red meat's effects to other dietary components.
NERD Mini: The state of the evidence for caffeine’s effect on exercise performance
There's little doubt that caffeine boosts athletic performance. The question is: does it boost certain kinds of performance better than others?
Can fasting keep the holiday pounds off?
A lot of people gain weight over the holiday season. This study explored whether intermittent fasting may be useful in putting the brakes on holiday weight gain.