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High sugar diet makes time go more quickly

Training has suddenly got more intense for those, like me, who are preparing for an autumn half-marathon or marathon. Good for them, For us runners, however, carbohydrate-rich foods just happen to be the optimum and most accessible fuel for energy! We rely on this stored carbohydrate, or glycogen, to drip-feed energy to keep us going… Read More »

The truth about high protein diets

Unfortunately, high GI foods make up the bulk of carbohydrates in the average American diet. Athletes need a more balanced diet to increase their energy stores, and high-protein diets are generally high in fat and low in carbohydrates. December 30, TapouT performance sports drinks are engineered to rehydrate much better than water and other sports… Read More »

Links among poor sleep, high blood pressure, gut microbiome discovered

In the first study of its kind, University of Illinois Chicago researchers have found associations among disrupted sleep, elevated blood pressure and changes in the gut microbiome. The research aimed to determine whether a 28-day period of disrupted sleep changed the microbiota in rats. The gut microbiota refers to the collection of microorganisms living in… Read More »

High protein diet high creatinine

A high level of creatinine in the bloodstream is often an indication of kidney dysfunction. A high protein diet, however, can bring about high creatinine levels as well. In spite of its potential toxicity, creatinine may, depending on the health of your kidneys, be flushed from your body and not pose a danger to your… Read More »