Does Exercise Alter Gut Microbiota Composition & Function in Lean & Obese Humans?

Research Paper Title Exercise Alters Gut Microbiota Composition and Function in Lean and Obese Humans. Background Exercise is associated with altered gut microbial composition, but studies have not investigated whether the gut microbiota and associated metabolites are modulated by exercise training in humans. The researchers explored the impact of 6 weeks of endurance exercise on… Read More

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Jurched vs Mongol: Carbohydrate vs Protein

“Compared to the Jurched soldiers, the Mongols were much healthier and stronger. The Mongols consumed a steady diet of meat, milk, yoghurt, and other diary products, and they fought men who lived on gruel made from various grains. The grain diet of the peasant soldiers stunted their bones, rotted their teeth, and left them weak… Read More

Promotion: The Beautiful Nutritional Game

Research Paper Title Food, Fizzy, and Football: Promoting Unhealthy Food and Beverages through Sport – A New Zealand Case Study. Background High participation rates in sport and increasing recognition of how diet benefits athletic performance suggest sports settings may be ideal locations for promoting healthy eating. While research has demonstrated the effect of tobacco and… Read More