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In-vitro and animal studies.

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White grape juice makes slimmer, increases HDL
White grape juice makes slimmer, increases HDL


Give women a few glasses of white grape juice every day, and a month later their waist circumference will be reduced by a few centimeters, while their HDL will be considerably increased.

Grape Seed Extract keeps big eaters' weight down


Consumers of large amounts of calories who want to keep their weight under control may benefit from Grape Seed Extract. Human study.

Whey protein and pea protein equally useful for CrossFitters

Whey protein and pea protein equally useful for CrossFitters
Whey protein and pea protein equally useful for CrossFitters


It does not matter wether CrossFitters supplement with classic whey protein or with pea protein. Both types of protein work equally well.

Caffeine increases calorie consumption by physical exercise


If you start to exercise more, you will not only become healthier, but also slimmer. The latter effect increases if you exercise with a reasonable amount of caffeine in your system. Animal study.

Less migraine with 80 mg vitamin B6 daily

Less migraine with 80 mg vitamin B6 daily
Less migraine with 80 mg vitamin B6 daily


People who suffer from migraine react well to vitamin B6 supplementation [aka pyridoxine]. Nutritionists at Isfahan University of Medical Sciences in Iran discovered this.

New omega-3 analog sn1-DHA-LPC improves memory


Is this a still supplement? Or is this a drug?

Melissa officinalis is a smart drug
Melissa officinalis is a smart drug


The brain works better after a single high dose of Melissa officinalis. The memory function improves, discovered psychologists at Northumbria University.

Protein shakes | The better military food


When fresh army recruits start their first training, protein supplementation helps them to get leaner, and probably also increases their development of muscle strength.

Caloric restriction + intermittent fasting = superior weight loss results

Caloric restriction + intermittent fasting = superior weight loss results
Caloric restriction + intermittent fasting = superior weight loss results


Intermittent fasting is more effective than a traditional slimming diet, but then you have to eat fewer calories than you need to stay on weight. Intermittenty fasting without caloric reduction leads to a small amount of weight loss, but does not make you much healthier.

On a diet? Just drink water instead of diet sodas


Overweight and obese people who are trying to slim down by eating less and exercising more, are more successful if they drink water instead of light soda at their meals.

Older than 60? Supplementation with fish oil, Ginkgo and B vitamins protects your brain


Researchers at the University of Roehampton in London discovered this in a sponsored study, which has been publihed in The Journals of Gerontology, Series A.

Combination of phenylalanine, alanine and arginine accelerates fat loss


If physically active people consume one and a half grams of a mixture of the amino acids phenylalanine, alanine and arginine on a daily basis, the amount of fat in their abdominal cavity significantly decreases.

Fish oil capsules reduce aggression within six weeks


French researchers, affiliated with the University of Grenoble, discovered this in an experiment, in which about two hundred volunteers participated as test subjects.

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Why platelet rich plasma does not work 23.12.18
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Low-carbohydrate diet for powerlifters: weight loss without losing strength 19.12.18
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Anabolic steroids use in 2018 14.12.18
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Phaleria macrocarpa: more testosterone, more fertile 11.12.18
The 5:2 fasting diet is just as effective as the traditional weight loss approach 09.12.18
Who still believes that blood doping is not effective? 08.12.18
Passiflora incarnata, a natural sleep enhancer 07.12.18
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Butyrate protects muscles against aging 02.12.18
Coffee - a superfood that reduces mortality 01.12.18
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Modified ecdysteroids with more anabolic effect 28.11.18
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Low-intensity cardio stimulates muscle growth through strength training, high-intensity cardio does not 26.11.18
More tomato juice, stronger muscles 25.11.18
The increased mortality risk of the average steroid user 24.11.18
MSM reduces pain in muscles and joints after half-marathon 23.11.18
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Insulin-like peptide-3, an unknown testicular anabolic hormone 11.11.18
Human study: Chlorella increases VO2max 10.11.18
Replacement of white bread with whole kernel rye bread makes you smarter 09.11.18
Weight loss attempts at Weight Watchers more successful than at hospital 08.11.18
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Supplement with tryptophan makes you more dominant 05.11.18
More vitamin D in your blood means more cardiorespiratory fitness 04.11.18
Ginkgo enhances the positive effect of physical activity on your brain 03.11.18
Most yogurts full of sugars 02.11.18
Q10 makes type-2 diabetics healthier 01.11.18
The anabolic effect of GSK20881078: human study 31.10.18
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Tryptophan supplementation increases emotional intelligence 29.10.18
Simultaneous stimulation of the receptors for cold and nicotine causes fast fat loss 28.10.18
Mild dehydration raises cortisol levels in athletes 27.10.18
CinDura, Cell-Tech's secret weapon 26.10.18
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The anticancer effect of lemon balm 24.10.18
Ketogenic diet may help prevent dementia 23.10.18
What kind of anabolic steroid is methyldiazirinol? 22.10.18
N-3 fatty acids increase chance of successful aging 21.10.18
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French study: the human race has peaked 19.10.18
Q10 may protect cartilage in the spine against decay 18.10.18
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Matcha increases fat oxidation, reduces carbohydrate oxidation during moderate physical activity 14.10.18
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