Chocolate milk outperformed a commercial sports drink in a study looking at strength gains in adolescent athletes. But study—set up as a field trial—also highlighted the difficulties of translating lab results to the real world.
Unlike pharmaceuticals, the effects of nutritional supplements are subtle. We spoke with several contract research organizations that specialize in human clinical trials for nutritional interventions to learn how companies can validate liver health claims.
Brazil’s world leading diversity of plants conceals another as yet unexplored universe—the vast number of bacterial and fungal species living within these plants in a symbiotic relationship. These organisms could be the source of as yet undiscovered active...
Supplementation with the polyphenol mangiferin combined with luteolin could enhance sporting performance, with improvements seen in muscle performance during a series of sprint exercises, say researchers.