All news articles for July 2013

Study shows potential for D-tagatose as sports nutrition ingredient

Study shows potential for D-tagatose as sports nutrition ingredient

By Hank Schultz

D-tagatose, an alternative sweetener that has drifted at the periphery of commercial viability for more than a decade, may have a new lease on life because of its blood sugar management properties, according to a study conducted by ChromaDex.

Watermelon juice might lessen muscle soreness after cycling (Museme Miyuki/Flickr)

Watermelon juice soothes sore cycling muscles

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Watermelon juice has ‘excellent’ potential as a functional drink to relieve sore muscles in athletes due to high levels of amino acid L-Citrulluine, a new Spanish study testing cyclists reports.