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DHA boosts cyclists' power numbers

By Hank Schultz

Amateur cyclists supplemented with a hefty dose of DHA improved their power output, a recent study has concluded.

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Abbott launches Pedialyte adult rehydration range

By Stephen Daniells

Pedialyte – Abbott’s veteran rehydration product positioned in the children's and pharmacy aisles – is expanding to adults and active consumers with the launch of Pedialyte Sport, a new formula created for athletes.

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Lonza takes issue with warning about L-carnitine metabolite

By Hank Schultz

Swiss L-carnitine supplier Lonza has said focus on a lone metabolite that has a poorly understood relation to cardiovascular disease presents an incomplete picture of the benefits of the ingredient. The warning about the metabolite figured into a recently...

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New supplement line gives gamers a reboot

By Danielle Masterson

Skinz.gg, an esports health and wellness company, has launched its "Power Your Performance” line, geared toward the 2.5 billion gamers across the globe.

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Shifting perception by doing the right things

By Michael McGuffin, President, American Herbal Products Association (AHPA)

Occasionally, I get asked this question: why is the American Herbal Products Association involved in the sports nutrition category?

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Researchers zero in on supplement use among college athletes

By Danielle Masterson

The high prevalence of dietary supplementation use in the athletic population means there is a risk of inadvertent doping for those users who don’t do their research or get their information from reliable sources.

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Rapeseed: An untapped protein source

By Danielle Masterson

German scientists say rapeseed (Brassica napus) may be on track to replace soy as the best plant-based protein source.

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Whey protein shown to boost mitochondria in runners

By Hank Schultz

A recent study showed supplementing runners with whey protein provided greater mitochondrial adaptations in response to exercise than did a carbohydrate-only drink used as a control.

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Sleep, immune support define September product launches

By Danielle Masterson

As the weather cools down and we get back into routines, brands are launching products that offer sleep and immune support and even candy flavored protein to get consumers into the Halloween spirit.

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