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


What are the Effects of a Combined Protein & Antioxidant Supplement on Recovery of Muscle Function & Soreness following Eccentric Exercise?

Research Paper Title Effects of a combined protein and antioxidant supplement on recovery of muscle function and soreness following eccentric exercise Background An acute bout of eccentric contractions (ECC) cause muscle fiber damage, inflammation, impaired muscle function (MF) and muscle soreness (MS). Individually, protein (PRO) and antioxidant (AO) supplementation may improve some aspects of recovery… Read More

Research: Vitamin Supplements & Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

Research Paper Title: Efficacy of Vitamin and Antioxidant Supplements in Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials. Study Question: Are vitamin and antioxidant supplements beneficial for the prevention of cardiovascular diseases? Summary Answer: The meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials found no evidence to support the use of vitamin and antioxidant… Read More