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Effects of (-)-hydroxycitrate on Net Fat Synthesis as De Novo Lipogenesis

Kovacs EM and MS Westerterp-Plantenga Effects of (-)-hydroxycitrate on net fat synthesis as de novo lipogenesis. Physiol Behav. (2006) May 23; [Epub ahead of print]

(-)-Hydroxycitrate (HCA) might promote weight maintenance by limiting the capacity for de novo lipogenesis (DNL). It was investigated whether HCA may reduce DNL in humans during a persistent excess of energy intake as carbohydrate.… Read More

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Milk as an Effective Post-Exercise Rehydration Drink

Title Shirreffs SM et al. Milk as an effective post-exercise rehydration drink.  Br J Nutr (2007): Pg 1-8

Abstract The effectiveness of low-fat milk, alone and with an additional 20 mmol/l NaCl, at restoring fluid balance after exercise-induced hypohydration was compared to a sports drink and water. After losing 1·8 (SD 0·1) % of their body mass during intermittent exercise in a warm environment, eleven subjects consumed a drink volume equivalent to 150 % of their sweat loss.… Read More