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Protein and muscle gain: Are we closer to an optimal dosing strategy? – REVIEW

Daytime pattern of post-exercise protein intake affects whole-body protein turnover in resistance-trained males. Moore DR, Areta J, Coffey VG, Stellingwerf T, Phillips SM, Burke LM, Cleroux M, Godin JP, Hawley JA. Nutrition & Metabolism 2012, 16;9(1):91 [Epub ahead of print] … Continue reading

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Sodas and Childhood Obesity – ARTICLE REVIEW

A Trial of Sugar-free or Sugar-sweetened Beverages and Body Weight in Children Janne C. de Ruyter, Margreet R. Olthof, Jacob C. Seidell, and Martijn B. Katan NEJM September 21, 2012 Full Text: http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJMoa1203034 Background The consumption of beverages that contain … Continue reading

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Anabolic Arachidonic Acid: Mass-builder or Massive Waste of Money? – ARTICLE REVIEW

Effects of arachidonic acid supplementation on training adaptations in resistance-trained males Roberts MD, Iosia M, Kerksick CM, Taylor LW, Campbell B, Wilborn CD, Harvey T, Cooke M, Rasmussen C, Greenwood M, Wilson R, Jitomir J, Willoughby D, Kreider RB. J … Continue reading

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Liquid Calories and Weight Gain: Are Sodas Really To Blame? – ARTICLE REVIEW

Beverage consumption, appetite, and energy intake: what did you expect?   Bridget A. Cassady, Robert V. Considine, and Richard D. Mattes. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012;95(3):587-93.   PubMed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22258267   BACKGROUND: Beverage consumption is implicated in the overweight/obesity epidemic through … Continue reading

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Want to lose more weight? Eat your carbs at night! – ARTICLE REVIEW

Greater weight loss and hormonal changes after 6 months diet with carbohydrates eaten mostly at dinner.   Sigal Sofer, Abraham Eliraz, Sara Kaplan, Hillary Voet, Gershon Fink, Tzadok Kima and Zecharia Madar. Obesity 19(10):2006-14, 2011.   PubMed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21475137   ABSTRACT. … Continue reading

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Amino Acid Supplementation – ARTICLE REVIEW

Exogenous amino acids stimulate human muscle anabolism without interfering with response to mixed meal ingestion. Douglass Paddon-Jones, Melinda Sheffield-Moore, Asle Aarsland, Robert R. Wolfe, and Arny A. Ferrando Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 228: E761-E767, 2005. PubMed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15572657 ABSTRACT. We … Continue reading

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