Intermittent Dieting: Theoretical Considerations for the Athlete

The referenced article can be viewed here.

Intermittent energy restriction improves weight loss efficiency in obese men: the MATADOR study

The referenced article can be viewed here.

Out-running ‘Bad’ Diets: Beyond Weight Loss There is Clear Evidence of the Benefits of Physical Activity

The referenced articles can be viewed here, here, here, here, and here.

The Main Reason Why You’re Sleepy on Thanksgiving

The referenced article can be viewed here.

Changes in Kidney Function Do Not Differ between Healthy Adults Consuming Higher- Compared with Lower- or Normal-Protein Diets: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

The referenced article can be viewed here.

Carbohydrate Loading Strategies: Classical vs. Contemporary

The referenced article can be viewed here.

5 Chronic Dietary Strategies Used for Training Adaptation and Event Preparation by Endurance Athletes

The referenced article can be viewed here.

Daily Carbohydrate Recommendations for Optimal Athletic Performance

The referenced article can be viewed here.

Supplement Review: Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) and MCT Oil

Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) are exactly what you would think; triglycerides (i.e. fat molecules) with medium chain lengths of molecules. Some triglycerides have long chains, containing 13+ carbon atoms, whereas others have short chains, containing 5 or fewer carbon atoms. MCTs are right in the middle, and contain 6-12 carbon atoms in their chains [1-4].

Continue reading “Supplement Review: Medium-Chain Triglycerides (MCTs) and MCT Oil”

Supplement Review: Dietary Nitrate and Beetroot Juice

In the human body, Nitric Oxide (NO) promotes vasodilation, or widening of the blood vessels, which increases blood flow and reduces blood pressure [1-3]. NO is heavily involved with many physiological processes that affect exercise performance, including the regulation of blood flow, skeletal muscle contraction, and mitochondrial respiration and biogenesis [3-5].

Continue reading “Supplement Review: Dietary Nitrate and Beetroot Juice”

Supplement Review: Gotu Kola

Gotu kola, or Centella Asiatica,  is a plant that has, traditionally, been commonly cultivated in Asian countries [1, 2], and is on the Thailand National List of Essential Medicines for its antipyretic (fever reducing) and wound healing properties [3].

Continue reading “Supplement Review: Gotu Kola”

Shakebot Listed as Go-To Resource for Sports Dietitian at American Society for Nutrition (ASN) 2018 Annual Meetings

The American Society for Nutrition (ASN) is a society for professional researchers and practitioners in the field of nutrition.

Continue reading “Shakebot Listed as Go-To Resource for Sports Dietitian at American Society for Nutrition (ASN) 2018 Annual Meetings”

An Overview of Common Dietary Assessment Methods Used with Athletes

The referenced article can be viewed here.

5 Factors That Determine How Much Fat is Burned During Exercise

The referenced article can be viewed here.

Nutrition Strategy to Optimize Recovery After a Soccer Match

The referenced article can be viewed here.

Continue reading “Nutrition Strategy to Optimize Recovery After a Soccer Match”

Short-Term Gluten-Free Diet Has No Performance Effects in Nonceliac Cyclists

The referenced article can be viewed here.

Practical Advice for Athletes and Exercisers Consuming Vegan Diets

The referenced article can be viewed here.

Gluten-Free Diets and Athletic Performance: Do They Live Up to the Hype?

The referenced article can be viewed here.

8 Things that Researchers Should Consider when Designing a Study Investigating Supplements and Athletic Performance

The referenced article can be viewed here.

Common Motivators for Supplement Use in High-Performance Athletes

The referenced article can be viewed here.