Definition: "An ergogenic aid is any substance or phenomenon that enhances performance "
Soft drinks and many other industrially produced foods contain high fructose corn syrup [HFCS], a sugar blend made from corn that consists of approximately half of glucose and the other half of fructose. According to this animal study, this sweetener accelerates the growth of colon cancer tumors.
A diet that is high in monounsaturated fatty acids – present in olive oil and nuts – keeps elderly muscles in better shape than a diet that contains high amounts of saturated fatty acids.
As promising as this may sound, we, the Ergo-Log whines, are wondering whether MK-4541 will ever be released.
When young men in their twenties turn older, their blood vessels clog up and calcify faster. However, these age-related effects are counteracted by high fitness levels.
According to this epidemiological study, each cup of green tea a day that over-65s drink reduces the chance of them developing complaints that limit their ability to function independently.
According to a study that American cardiologists published in JAMA Network Open in 2018, low fitness levels are just as bad for your health as smoking.
Japanese researchers gave supplements containing glucosamine to 21 students who did two hours of soccer training five days a week, and found that this protected the students' cartilage.
Do you suffer from painful and worn-out joints? You probably can alleviate your problem by drastically reducing the amount of carbohydrates in your diet.
The protein in the Asian food product nori has an anabolic and anti-catabolic effect. A daily intake of a few grams eliminates the muscle-degrading effect of the corticosteroid dexamethasone. Animal study.
According to a Chinese experimental study, done with obese women, supplementation with L-histidine induces fat loss and improves insulin sensitivity.
Prohormones are back. They are reappearing, the 'supplements' with steroids that probably don't do much, but should convert into steroids that may have an anabolic effect. Such as dehydroandrostenol and dehydroandrosterone.
Older men have higher concentrations of IGF-1 and testosterone in their blood, the higher their magnesium levels are. Epidemiology, published in the International Journal of Andrology.
This American study is interesting for women with an estradiol-sensitive form of breast cancer - and for anyone who, for whatever reason, wants to reduce the effect of estradiol in his or her body.
The combination of garlic supplementation and cardio training reduces blood pressure and boosts the concentration of 'good cholesterol' (HDL) in the blood.
As you get older, your body loses more and more muscle mass. Supplementation with curcumin can block this unholy process. Animal study.
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