Neuroprotection: Creatine, Citicoline, & Omega-3 FA

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Vancouver, British Columbia Dr. Kreider spoke at the International Society of Nutraceuticals and Functional Food about the neuroprotective effects of creatine, citicoline, and omega-3 fatty acids.  These nutrients have been reported to enhance cognitive function and lessen the severity of mild and traumatic brain injury (TBI), cerebral ischemia/stroke, and/or spinal cord injury.  Together, they may serve as a preventive and/or …

Older Women Participating in Resistance Training Benefit from Higher Protein Diet

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Latest ESNL Research Effects of adherence to a higher protein diet on weight loss, markers of health, and functional capacity in older women participating in a resistance-based exercise program. Nutrients 2018, 10, 1070. Galbreath, M, B Campbell, P LaBounty, J Bunn, J Dove, T Harvey, G Hudson, J Gutierrez, K Levers, E Galvan, A Jagim, L Greenwood, M Cooke, M …

Updated ISSN Exercise & Sport Nutrition Review Published

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Chad M. Kerksick, Colin D. Wilborn, Michael D. Roberts, Abbie Smith-Ryan, Susan M. Kleiner, Ralf Jäger, Rick Collins, Mathew Cooke, Jaci N. Davis, Elfego Galvan, Mike Greenwood, Lonnie M. Lowery, Robert Wildman, Jose Antonio and Richard B. Kreider.  ISSN exercise & sports nutrition review update: research & recommendations.  Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. 15:38, 2018 Abstract Background Sports …

Efficacy of ketogenic diet on body composition during resistance training in trained men: a randomized controlled trial

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International Research Collaboration S Vargas, R Romance, JL Petro, DA Bonilla, I Galancho, S Espinar, RB Kreider, J Benítez-Porres. Efficacy of ketogenic diet on body composition during resistance training in trained men: a randomized controlled trial.  Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition. 15:31, 2018 Abstract Background Ketogenic diets (KD) have become a popular method of promoting weight loss. More recently, some have recommended that athletes adhere to ketogenic …

Current perspectives of caffeinated energy drinks on exercise performance and safety assessment

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Kreider RB.  Nutrition and Dietary Supplements 2018:10 35–44 Abstract Energy drinks and energy shots have become very popular among athletes and the general population. They typically contain carbohydrate, caffeine, and other nutrients purported to enhance mental and/or physical performance. Additionally, several caffeine-containing pre-workout supplements have been developed which are commonly consumed as a drink prior to and/or during exercise. While …

Novel Food Bar Enhances Resistance and Sprint Training Capacity and Recovery

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June 13, 2018 – College Station, TX We previously reported that ingesting a novel food bar containing isomalto-oligosaccharides and whey protein (FitJoy™, Nutrabolt, Bryan, TX) had a low glycemic index and load while promoting a similar increase in insulin than a high glycemic carbohydrate (Austin Journal of Nutrition and Food sciences.  6(1): 1099, 2018).  Since insulin is anticatabolic, we conducted …

Dr. Kreider Honored by ISSN with Lifetime Achievement Award

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June 7, 2018 – Clearwater Beach, Florida Richard B. Kreider, PhD, FACSM, FISSN, FACN, FNAK, Executive Director of the Human Clinical Research Facility and Director of the Exercise & Sport Nutrition Lab, was honored by the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) with the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition to his outstanding contributions to sport nutrition science and the …

Açaí beverage consumption improves biomarkers for inflammation

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Hyemee Kim, Sunday Y. Simb, Chuo Fang, Lilly McAlistera, Andrea Roquea, Nivedita Banerjeec, Stephen T. Talcott, Hongwei Zhaod, Richard B. Kreider and Susanne U. Mertens-Talcott.  Açaí (Euterpe oleracea Mart.) beverage consumption improves biomarkers for inflammation but not glucose- or lipid-metabolism in individuals with metabolic syndrome in a randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled clinical trial.  Food Funct., 2018, Advance Article Açaí (Euterpe oleracea Mart.) berries, …

Novel Food Bar Increases Insulin while Maintaining a Low Glycemic Profile

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Glycemic and Insulinemic Response to Ingestion of a Novel Food Bar Containing Whey Protein and Isomalto-Oligosaccharides Grubic TJ, Sowinski R, Dalton R, Collins PB, Reyes AG, Favot CJ, Rasmussen C, Greenwood M, Murano PS, Earnest CP and Kreider RB*.  Austin J Nutri Food Sci. 2018; 6(1): 1099. Abstract This study examined the glucose and insulin response of ingesting a novel protein bar using …

Validation of Field Methods to Assess Body Fat Percentage in Elite Youth Soccer Players

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Diego Munguia-Izquierdo, Luis Suarez-Arrones, Valter Di Salvo, Victor Paredes-Hernandez, Julian Alcazar, Ignacio Ara, Richard Kreider, Alberto Mendez-Villanueva  Int J Sports Med.  E-pub.  DOI: 10.1055/s-0044-101145 Abstract This study determined the most effective field method for quantifying body fat percentage in male elite youth soccer players and developed prediction equations based on anthropometric variables. Forty-four male elite-standard youth soccer players aged 16.3–18.0 years underwent …