Study under review: High or low glycemic index (GI) meals at dinner results in greater postprandial glycemia compared with breakfast: a randomized controlled trial
What are the effects of consuming high or low GI meals either at breakfast or at dinner on markers of glucose homeostasis immediately following the meal or after a standardized meal at a later point?
Other Articles in Issue #68 (June 2020)
Supplements for blood pressure: Is zinc an option?
According to this recent meta-analysis, zinc can indeed lower blood pressure, but its effects are tiny.
Deep Dive: Workouts for NERDs—Boosting cognition through specific types of exercise
According to this meta-analysis, exercise can boost brain power, but some types seem to work better than others.
NERD Nulls: March-April 2020
Our latest quick summary of nutrition studies that didn't find clear evidence of an effect!
The relationship between vitamin C supplementation and exercise remains unclear
Vitamin C supplementation could reduce post-exercise inflammation and oxidative stress, which in turn could boost recovery. But more evidence is needed to say whether or not this is the case.
Low calorie sweeteners: friend or foe in bodyweight management?
Swapping sugar for sweeteners is somewhat slimming sometimes.
Coffee's effect on vascular health
This meta-analysis aimed to explore the experimental evidence for coffee's impact on vascular health. However, it may have missed its mark.
Interview: Joel Fuhrman, MD
We chat with Dr. Fuhrman about his latest book, Eat for Life, and the principles of the Nutritarian diet.