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
The ‘Power’ of An Energy Drink on Two Selected Sport Performance Activities
Research Paper Title Effect of Energy Drink Consumption on Power and Velocity of Selected Sport Performance Activities. Background Energy drinks comprise a multi-billion dollar market focused on younger, active and competitive individuals. Marketing includes claims of improved alertness and performance. The purpose of this study was to assess power (W) and velocity (m·s) of a… Read More
Is There Any Link Between Soft Drink Intake & Osteoarthritis?
Research Paper Title Soft Drink Intake and Progression of Radiographic Knee Osteoarthritis: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Background The researchers examined the prospective association of soft drink consumption with radiographic progression of knee osteoarthritis (OA). This was a prospective cohort study which used data from the osteoarthritis initiative (OAI). Methods In OAI, 2149 participants with… Read More
Sports Bodies are told to Ditch Misleading Sponsorship
Sporting bodies should not accept sponsorship from nutritional supplement and sports drinks manufacturers, because they could be lending “unwarranted credibility” to these products, two leading authorities have said. They said that because these products are marketed as beneficial or essential for sporting prowess or general health – despite no evidence – the public is likely… Read More
Research: Outdoor Advertising, Obesity & Soft Drinks
Research Paper Title Outdoor Advetising, Obesity and Soda Consumption: A Cross-sectional Study. Background Recent research has shown that neighborhood characteristics are associated with obesity prevalence. While food advertising in periodicals and television has been linked to overweight and obesity, it is unknown whether outdoor advertising is related to obesity. Methods To test the association between… Read More
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