Is Dietary Supplement Use Higher in Civilian or Military Populations?

Research Paper Title Dietary Supplement Use in a Large, Representative Sample of the US Armed Forces. Background Dietary supplement (DS) use is prevalent among the US Armed Forces personnel, but representative cross-service comparisons and characteristics of personnel using DS’s are limited. With this in mind, the purpose of this research was to examine DS use… Read More

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How Hemp and CBD Oils Could Benefit those in the Military

Both hemp oil and cannabidiol (CBD) oil are gaining popularity among athletes and other individuals who live active lifestyles, putting their body through physical stress (recreational or work-related) on a daily basis. Similarly, the potential benefits to those working or serving in the military seem obvious. However, there are several questions that arise when contemplating… Read More

Update on the Efficacy of Military Fluid Intake Guidance.

Research Paper Title Update: Efficacy of Military Fluid Intake Guidance. Background Fluid intake during military training is prescribed based on the interactions among work rates, environmental conditions, and uniform configurations. The efficacy of this guidance has not been empirically assessed in over a decade. To determine the acceptability of the fluid intake guidance, sweat losses… Read More

6 Nutritional Drinks you Need for Fast Workout Results

For anyone engaging in workouts to attain or maintain physical fitness, quick or fast sublime results provide the much-needed assurance that the efforts did actually bear fruit. The main objective of nutritional drinks pre-, peri- (during), post-workout is to ensure that a proper balance of the body’s progressive and timely nutritional needs is maintained for… Read More

Does the US Population Exceed Minimum Recommendations for Protein Intake?

Research Paper Title Protein intake trends and conformity with the Dietary Reference Intakes in the United States: analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2001-2014. Background Systematic analysis of dietary protein intake may identify demographic groups within the American population that are not meeting the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs). Therefore, the objective of… Read More

How To Start Your Ketogenic Diet Properly And Achieve Fitness

Going on a diet is more than just being in shape and reaching the target weight that you want. A diet is one of the keys that keeps you healthy. The Ketogenic diet has been spreading lately, being known for its fast and amusing results. It is a diet that is based on eating two… Read More

What are the Factors to Consider when using Serum Zinc Concentration to determine the Zinc Status of a Population?

Research Paper Title Serum Zinc Concentrations in the US Population Are Related to Sex, Age, and Time of Blood Draw but Not Dietary or Supplemental Zinc. Background Serum zinc concentration is used to assess the zinc status of populations. Cutoffs for serum zinc were developed on the basis of data from the second NHANES (1976-1980).… Read More