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Just drink when you’re thirsty? Think again

By Hank Schultz

A new paper suggests that measuring proper hydration in the body is far more complex than might be assumed. Multiple tests might need to be done to get an accurate measurement, the authors claimed.

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Whey protein shown to boost mitochondria in runners

By Hank Schultz

A recent study showed supplementing runners with whey protein provided greater mitochondrial adaptations in response to exercise than did a carbohydrate-only drink used as a control.

ABA attacks 'clear bias' of BMJ on sports drinks

ABA attacks 'clear bias' of BMJ on sports drinks

By Ben Bouckley

The American Beverage Association (ABA) has lashed out at the British Medical Journal (BMJ) for a critical article series on sports drinks, and said the journal showed bias in overlooking 'widely accepted' research thereon.


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