Articles in this issue
Losing weight is more important than reducing saturated fat intake for improving atherogenic lipids
Cutting saturated fat or replacing it with polyunsaturated fat is one way to improve blood lipids. However, lipids in people with higher BMI don't budge as much compared to those with lower BMI.
NERD Mini: The best diets to control blood lipids in people with diabetes
Improving blood lipid profile is especially important for people with diabetes, who are already at a higher risk for cardiovascular problems. Are some diets better than others at achieving this goal?
Does essential amino acid supplementation cause insulin resistance?
Aging brings with it a loss in muscle mass, which can negatively impact insulin sensitivity. Amino acid supplementation can help maintain muscle mass, but some evidence also suggests it may promote insulin resistance. Are older adults stuck between a rock and a hard place?
Does the feeding window matter for muscle mass?
Time-restricted feeding (TRF) may have a negative impact on muscle mass, at least in theory. This study put the question to the test by examining both TRF’s and HMB supplementation’s effects in resistance-training women.
Vitamin D dosing downer: implications for bone density
More isn't always better when it comes to vitamin D preventing bone density loss.
NERD Mini: The latest evidence on the nutritional interventions’ effects on cardiovascular health
How good is the evidence concerning different nutritional interventions' impact on cardiovascular endpoints? A recent umbrella review explored the issue.
Beyond brawn: can protein supplementation fuel aerobic improvement?
It's well known that protein supplementation pairs well with resistance training, but can casein outperform carbs when paired with cardio?
Omega-3s for peripheral artery disease
Recent evidence suggests that high-dose pharmaceutical grade omega-3s can impact cardiovascular disease. How well does it work for PAD, though?