Meriva, a proprietary lecithin-based delivery form of curcumin, significantly reduced pain and enhanced physical function in injured rugby players, according to a recent study in the European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences.
Lifelong intake of sunflower oil induced structural changes in the livers of rats, increasing their risk of liver disease in later life, according to a recent study in the Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry.
An upper intake level of folate is unnecessary, say UK researchers, who think its removal to allow flour fortification with folic acid will open up a global opportunity to prevent future birth defects.
Are current guidelines on caffeine use in sport optimal for everyone? That's the question two sports nutritionists pose as they argue that genetic variation may well influence caffeine's performance-enhancing effects.