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  • Food Facts

    Apples can help protect you from colon cancer. Research suggests that when the fiber in apples ferments during digestion, it produces...

    Becky HolmanMay 30, 2009
  • Hydration Innovation

    A study reported in the British Journal of Nutrition determined that milk hydrates a body good—even better than water. Subjects depleted...

    Becky HolmanMay 27, 2009
  • Repping With D-Ribose

    There’s been conflicting research on D-ribose, a sugar that’s part of ATP. Your muscles use ATP to fire out reps, so...

    Becky HolmanMay 27, 2009
  • Food Facts

    Tea can help fight cancer. Researchers at the University of Mississippi Medical Center gave water mixed with green tea EGCG to...

    Becky HolmanMay 24, 2009
  • Hirsute Herb

    Recent research suggests that saw palmetto is an herb that may help treat baldness. In a study reported in the April...

    Becky HolmanMay 21, 2009
  • Cortisol Down, Muscle Up

    Most bodybuilders know that the stress hormone cortisol can slow, stop or reverse muscle gains. It causes the body to use...

    Becky HolmanMay 18, 2009
  • High Hopes

    Scientists are calling on the government to increase the recommended daily intake of vitamin D to 2,000 international units.

    Robert Goldman MD, PhDMay 15, 2009
  • Carcinogens to Go?

    Various studies show that the production of HCA is part of an out-of-control oxidation process. It naturally follows that taking in...

    Jerry BrainumMay 12, 2009
  • Whey Data Are Way Good

    Take it immediately after exercise, and you get a rush of amino acids that leads to the creation of bigger and...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.May 9, 2009
  • An Apple a Day

    Most of us have a vague notion of the health benefits of apples. They’re supposed to keep doctors away, right? Aside...

    Barbara Outland BakerMay 6, 2009
  • Food Facts

    Folate, or lack of it, is linked to depression in new research. If you’re feeling down, you may want to supplement...

    Becky HolmanMay 3, 2009
  • Latest Creatine Studies

    The basic function of creatine is to donate a phosphate molecule that reconstitutes depleted stores of adenosine triphosphate in muscle.

    Jerry BrainumApril 30, 2009
  • Lessons From the Iron Guru

    Q: What do you think of Vince Gironda’s writings? Was he hype, or could one learn from him? A: Vince Gironda...

    Charles PoliquinApril 27, 2009
  • Steroid-Induced Muscle Gains

    A major reason that steroid-induced gains appear to evaporate when the drugs are stopped is that many athletes either lay off...

    Jerry BrainumApril 24, 2009
  • Protein Burns Fat

    Science is finally catching up with the bodybuilding world. A new study verifies what muscleheads have known all along—that a high-protein...

    Becky HolmanApril 21, 2009