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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
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The antioxidant properties of carotenoids may have an impact during the recovery post-exercise.

This double blind, randomized, placebo controlled crossover trial determined if ingestion of a supplement containing a tomato extract with 11 mg lycopene, phytoene, and phytofluene (T-LPP) for 4 weeks would attenuate inflammation, muscle damage, and oxidative stress post-exercise and during recovery. Twenty study participants ingested the T-LPP supplement or placebo with the evening meal for 4 weeks prior to running 2 h at high intensity.

 

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Blood samples and delayed-onset of muscle soreness (DOMS) ratings were taken pre- and post-4-weeks supplementation, and immediately following the 2-h run, and then 1-h-, 24-h-, and 48-h post-run. After a 2-week washout period, participants crossed over to the opposite treatment, and repeated all procedures. Plasma lycopene, phytoene, and phytofluene increased significantly in T-LPP compared to placebo (P<0.001 for each). Significant time effects were shown for serum creatine kinase (CK), DOMS, C-reactive protein (CRP), myoglobin, 9- and 13-hydroxy-octadecadienoic acids (9+13 HODEs), ferric reducing ability of plasma (FRAP), and six plasma cytokines (P<0.001 for each). The pattern of increase for serum myoglobin differed between T-LPP and placebo (interaction effect, P=0.016, with lower levels in T-LPP), but not for CK, DOMS, CRP, the six cytokines, 9+13 HODEs, and FRAP.

The authors conclude that supplementation with T-LPP over a 4-week period increased plasma carotenoid levels 73% and attenuated post-exercise increases in the muscle damage biomarker myoglobin, but not inflammation and oxidative stress.

 

 

Nieman DC, Capps CL, Capps CR, Shue ZL, McBride JE, Effect of four weeks ingestion of tomato-based carotenoids on exercices-induced inflammation muscle damage, and oxidative stress in endurance runners. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Meta (2017) 1:1-26

 

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Thursday, January 18, 2018
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The aims of this randomized, double-blind study were to investigate the effect of acute ingestion of caffeinated chewing gum on repeated sprint performance in team sport athletes, and whether habitual caffeine consumption alters the ergogenic effect on repeated sprint performance. Eighteen male team sports athletes undertook four repeated sprint performance trials using a 40 m maximum shuttle run test. Each participant completed two sessions, followed by caffeine (CAF; caffeinated chewing gum; 200 mg caffeine) and placebo (PLA; placebo chewing gum) trials. Repeated sprint performance, assessed by sprint performance decrement, did not differ between CAF (5.00±2.84%) and PLA (5.43±2.68%).

Secondary analysis revealed that low habitual caffeine consumers (<40 mg/day, n=10) experienced an attenuation of sprint performance decrement during CAF relative to PLA (5.53±3.12% vs. 6.53±2.91%, respectively; p=0.049, ES=0.33).

 

Sprint performance and caffeine

Sprint performance decrement (%) during the 40 m maximum shuttle run test for placebo (PLA) and caffeine (CAF) trials for participants stratified based on low habitual caffeine consumption. * significant difference at p<0.05.

 

The data suggest that a low dose of caffeine in the form of caffeinated chewing gum attenuates the sprint performance decrement during repeated sprint performance by team sport athletes with low habitual consumption of caffeine.

Evans M, Tierney P, Gray N, Hawe G, Macken M, Egan B. Acute Ingestion of Caffeinated Chewing Gum Improves Repeated Sprint Performance of Team Sports Athletes With Low Habitual Caffeine Consumption. Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2017 Nov 1:1-25.

 

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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This trial was performed to compare quince fruit consumption (Cydonia oblonga) with vitamin B6 on 76 pregnant women with a gestational age of 6–14 weeks and mild-to-moderate nausea and vomiting.

 

Quince fruit

The quince syrup (1 tablespoon/three times a day, n=40) or vitamin B6 tablets (20 mg/three times a day, n=36) were used as intervention for 1 week. The score of the “Pregnancy-Unique Quantification of Emesis” was decreased from 9.5 (± 2) at baseline to 5.2 (±2.3) on the 7th day and 5.3 (±2.6) on the 14th day (p < 0.001) in the quince group. In the other group, the scores were 8.4 (±1.8), 7.3 (±2.4) and 7.7 (±3.8), respectively (p = 0.001).

The change in symptoms were more marked in the quince group (p < 0.001).

The results of this study demonstrated the significant efficacy of quince in comparison with vitamin B6 and its safety, in the treatment of mild-to-moderate nausea and vomiting in pregnant women.

 

Jafari-Dehkordi E, Hashem-Dabaghian F, Aliasl F, Aliasl J, Taghavi-Shirazi M, Sadeghpour O, Sohrabvand F, Minaei B, Ghods R. Comparison of quince with vitamin B6 for treatment of nausea and vomiting in pregnancy: a randomised clinical trial. J Obstet Gynaecol. 2017 Nov;37(8):1048-1052.

 

 

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Monday, January 15, 2018
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Thursday, January 11, 2018
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Caffeine is frequently used in food supplements for its beneficial effects on attention and fatigue.

However, there are only few reviews of its adverse effects. The aim of this systematic review was to assess the potential adverse effects of caffeine consumption in healthy subjects, pregnant women, adolescents and children.

caffeine consumption

The evidence generally supports that consumption of up to 400 mg caffeine/day in healthy adults is not associated with overt, adverse cardiovascular effects, behavioral effects, reproductive and developmental effects, acute effects, or bone status.

Evidence also supports consumption of up to 300 mg caffeine/day in healthy pregnant women as an intake that is generally not associated with adverse reproductive and developmental effects.

Limited data were identified for child and adolescent populations. The authors recommend an intake of 2.5 mg caffeine/kg bw/day for adolescents and children.

 

This systematic review confirms therefore the work performed in 2015 by the European Food Safety Authority. Based on these independent results, the consumption of 4 to 5 coffee per day doesn’t represent any risk for healthy adults.

 

 

Wikoff D, Welsh BT, Henderson R, Brorby GP, Britt J, Myers E, Goldberger J, Lieberman HR, O’Brien C, Peck J, Tenenbein M, Weaver C, Harvey S, Urban J, Doepker C. Systematic review of the potential adverse effects of caffeine consumption in healthy adults, pregnant women, adolescents, and children. Food Chem Toxicol. 2017 Nov;109(Pt 1):585-648.

 

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