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The Influence of the Subject’s Training State on the Glycemic Index.

Mettler S et. al. The influence of the subjects’ training state on the glycemic index.  Eur J. Clin Nutr (2007 ) Jan;61(1):19-24.

Objective:To determine the glycemic index (GI) dependence on the training state of healthy adult males.Subjects and design:Young, adult males of normal body mass index and normal glucose tolerance were tested twice with a 50 g reference glucose solution and twice with a breakfast cereal containing 50 g of available carbohydrates in a randomized order.… Read More

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Different Glycemic Indexes of Breakfast Cereals Are Not Due to Glucose Entry into Blood but to Glucose Removal by Tissue.

Schenk S et. al. Different glycemic indexes of breakfast cereals are not due to glucose entry into blood but to glucose removal by tissue.  Am J Clin Nutr. (2003) 78(4):742-8.

BACKGROUND: The glycemic index (GI) of a food is thought to directly reflect the rate of digestion and entry of glucose into the systemic circulation.… 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