Are Supplements effective?
Vitamins and minerals, such as iron, calcium and vitamin C, are essential nutrients that your body needs in small amounts to work properly. Many people choose to take supplements but taking too much or taking them for too long could be harmful.
A LOOK AT THE LATEST MEDICAL RESEARCH
The BMJ Journal presents robust research on the key determinants of health, including the social, economic, and physical environment and lifestyle and behaviour. It explores dietary factors, exercise and healthcare interventions and technologies, which aim to maintain and improve health and well-being and prevent illness and injury.
BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health is an open-access journal published by BMJ in association with the NNEdPro Global Centre for Nutrition and Health (Cambridge).
MAKING A DIFFERENCE-NUTRITION & SUPPLEMENTS
The importance of diet in sport has been recognised for many years, but there has been significant research into nutritional importance in resistance training since the turn of the millennium.
In a 2004 paper on Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, JS Volek argued that diet can ‘optimise adaptations to resistance training’ by providing key energy substrates at precise times and by altering the hormonal environment to favour anabolism. In short, if you eat the right things, your body will work better.