Chronic supplementation with polyphenol-rich food, such as dark chocolate, can help mitigate damage to gut permeability and microbiome diversity caused by intense, sustained exercise, according to Italian research.
Experts have come together to discuss new techniques for body composition assessment in the wake of a newly published review recommending nutrition interventions in relative energy deficiency in sport (RED-S).
New research suggests amateur athletes are more likely to source information about supplements from less credible sources, compared to elite athletes, due to a lack of access to professionals, suggesting a need for improved education intervention.
Advances in technology can be better integrated into the world of sport science through 'big data' sharing, field-based physiological measures, and more personalised prescriptions, according to a new paper that will be presented at the upcoming...
NutraIngredients is delighted to announce that the Sports and Active Nutrition Digital Summit Europe is back in person for 2022, bringing the industry together again in the Netherlands capital this autumn.
A team of international experts has detailed a series of recommendations for trials involving probiotics in active subjects, as scientific interest in how the microbiome impacts athletic outcomes increases.
What is the best way for team-sport athletes to ensure a good night’s sleep before a big game? Drink tart cherry juice? Consume a high glycaemic index carbohydrate meal? Take some protein? Eat a couple of kiwifruit before bed? Pop some herbal supplements?
New research has found that Tribulus terrestris L. supplementation did not enhance performance or body composition in male CrossFit athletes but suggests it may act as a testosterone booster therefore helping with recovery.
Working as a nutritionist for some of the leading athletes in the world is always going to be a challenge, but COVID brought with it a number of additional hurdles, as will be described during NutraIngredients' Sports and Active Nutrition Summit.
NutraIngredients is pleased to announce that its annual Sports and Active Nutrition Digital Summit Europe is back in digital format for 2021, this time with extra features to bring a face-to-face feeling to the virtual event.
Supplementation with the branded ashwagandha root extract KSM-66 may boost cardiorespiratory endurance and recovery in healthy athletic adults, while simultaneously help with stress management, says a new study.
Regular exercise may increase the abundance of bacteria associated with anti-inflammation and reduce the abundance of bacteria associated with pro-inflammation in physically inactive elderly women, says a new study from China.
A cyclical keto diet and a a nutritionally balanced diet are equally effective at reducing body weight but a balanced diet is better for improving anaerobic and strength performance, according to a recent RCT involving healthy young men.
Higher than currently recommended intake of carbohydrate during highly demanding exercises may be a more suitable strategy for optimising post-exercise recovery, according to a new study on elite athletes.
Athletes have greater gut diversity and more functional pathways within their microbiota than do their more sedentary peers. Why these facts are true is less clear, wrote the authors of a new comprehensive review.
Almost 95% of NCAA Division I athletes fail to achieve the recommendation to consume 500 mg DHA+EPA per day, says a new study that highlights the opportunities to boost omega-3 intakes among this population for heart and brain health.
Gut microbiome differences among elite athletes may be due to certain training or exercise types, say researchers, who believe these changes could help identify an optimal gut microbiome for a certain sport.
In just over two years, Title IX will celebrate its 50th anniversary. Since the landmark gender-equity law was passed, the number of girls playing high school sports has grown from 294,000 in 1971, to over 3 million in recent years.
Optimal nutrition is fundamental for enhancing training, recovery and performance in athletes. A new study on iron intake and athletic performance in adolescent athletes underscores the importance of iron intake and the need for more research.