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  • Multivitamin Improves Alertness and Well-Being

    Multivitamin supplements contain a wide range of nutrients, with a number of individual ingredients suggested to be effective in boosting mood...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDJune 23, 2012
  • Excess Vitamin D and Heart Problems

    Q: I heard about a research study that reported that excess vitamin D can cause heart problems. Should I be concerned?...

    Charles PoliquinJune 8, 2012
  • Should Iron Men Take Extra Iron?

    It’s no secret that iron helps keep the blood oxygenated, which equates to improved energy and recovery. Iron also has a...

    George Redmon, Ph.D., N.D.May 27, 2012
  • Leucine and Muscle

    Research suggests that drinking a leucine-enriched protein drink while you’re taking part in endurance exercise may boost muscle synthesis by up...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDMay 3, 2012
  • D Efficiency

    You’ve no doubt read how so many people are deficient in vitamin D. That can lead to an impaired immune system...

    Becky HolmanApril 24, 2012
  • Supplemental Zinc May Shorten the Common Cold

    Depending on the total dose of zinc and the composition of lozenges, zinc lozenges may shorten the duration of common colds...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDMarch 24, 2012
  • Eat More Acid

    If you slept through chemistry class, you probably forgot the mnemonic device for memorizing the essential amino acids: PVT TIM HALL...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.March 18, 2012
  • Magnesium: More Energy and Muscle Synergy

    Do you take a multimineral supplement? Maybe you should, at least every few days, considering how important minerals are to your...

    Butch LebowitzFebruary 20, 2012
  • Antioxidants: More Harm Than Help?

    Various antioxidant nutrients, such as vitamins E and C, are a typical component of bodybuilding diets. Most bodybuilders use supplements containing...

    Jerry BrainumFebruary 8, 2012
  • More D-fense

    Vitamin D seems to be the shining star of the nutrient world lately, and for good reason. It’s been shown to...

    Becky HolmanJanuary 25, 2012
  • Deficient-C and Plaque

    Most of us have heard of Linus Pauling. He received two Nobel Prizes—one for chemistry in 1954 and the Peace Prize...

    Butch LebowitzJanuary 22, 2012
  • The Truth: You Need Those Supplements

    In a recent commentary appearing in Sports Nutrition Insider, Jose Antonio, Ph.D., president of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, made...

    George Redmon, Ph.D., N.D.January 18, 2012
  • Love That Leucine

    Of the essential amino acids leucine is perhaps the single most important for us exercising folk. Why? Well, as they say...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.January 14, 2012
  • Calcium for Fat Loss

    A meta-analysis of seven clinical trials reveals that taking calcium may yield a weight loss of around 1.5 kilograms per year, compared...

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDJanuary 7, 2012
  • Does D Boost T?

    If any nutrient can be referred to as a “rising star,” it’s vitamin D. In the past vitamin D was most...

    Jerry BrainumDecember 19, 2011