Nutritional Supplements: Boosting Your Performance covers the key areas of interest and debate, from essential fats (good for metabolism) to probiotics (promising for boosting immunity); from iron (deficiency more prevalent than you might think) to antioxidants (potentially damaging in more-than-modest doses); from conjugated linoleic acid (good for boosting lean muscle mass) to chromium (essential for insulin function).
- Natural immunity: Foods and supplements to build and maintain it
- Essential fats: The answer to most athletes’ prayers – helping to conserve carbohydrate while shedding fat
- Iron deficiency: Much more prevalent than you imagined and posing particular risks for athletes
- Antioxidant vitamins: Can they do athletes more harm than good?
- Chromium: Just how ergogenic is this trace element – and how much is too much?
- Conjugated Linoleic Acid: Is it really a magic route to fat loss and a healthy old age?
- ALC and ALA: Could they combine to form the Elixir of Life?
- What the scientists say: Why power trainers need extra protein
- What the scientists say: Re-think on zinc
- What the scientists say: GACIK – is it even better than creatine?
- What the scientists say: Sodium bicarbonate and sprint performance