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  1. dannyboy9

    Any companies have any studies on THEIR products?

    To clear up the obvious, I originally started this thread in another board and am moving it over here to create discussion on this board... I was just thinking recently and I was wondering: I see many companies cite clinical studies but their own products have never been tested (most likely...
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    For all you that say "Bless you" when someone sneezes....

    ....but don't even know why :nutkick: Dear Straight Dope: How or why did saying "God bless you" become associated as an expression one says to another after the other sneezes? I've found some reasons listed below, but, somehow, I don't think any of them are very legitimate: * When...
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    FDA has approved five artificial sweeteners as safe to consume daily for a lifetime

    Artificial Sweeteners: Safe to Sweeten Up Your Day Even though many everyday foods — from cereals to chewing gum to diet beverages — are sweetened with artificial sweeteners, many Americans still wonder if these substances are really safe. Are they harmful? What are the possible side effects...
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    Miami Holds Top Spot on Rude Driver List

    Published: 5/15/07, 9:25 AM EDT By SARAH LARIMER MIAMI (AP) - For the second straight year, rude Miami drivers have earned the city the title of worst road rage in a survey released Tuesday. Miami motorists said they saw other drivers slam on their brakes, run red lights and talk on cell...
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    Consumer Report: Muscle Milk

    Testosterone Nation - Consumer Report: Muscle Milk
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    How many colors are in your tea?

    Took the time to put this together myself. I hope you all can gain something from it! Rooibos Red Tea: (pronounced roy-boss) is a native plant (herb) only found in Cedarburg mountain regions of South Africa where it is known as "The Miracle Tea" or "Long Life Tea" known for reducing aging of...
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    ConsumerLab.com report finds unexpected nutrient levels, contamination in vitamins

    Thanks to a well-known and contributing member on another board for posting this... ]A vitamin a day may do more harm than good - Diet & Nutrition - MSNBC.com ConsumerLab.com report finds unexpected nutrient levels, contamination in vitamins If you're banking on a daily vitamin to make up...
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    The Waterless Car Wash

    Waterless Car Wash By NBC 6's Patricia Andreu Feel to skip the writing and just check out the video: Waterless Car Wash - Going GreenNews Story - WTVJ | Miami I know a lot of you don't live in Miami so you're not familiar with the water restrictions but the product is still pretty cool, at...
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    5th-Graders Accused of Sex in School

    By MARY FOSTER, Associated Press Writer Tue Apr 3, 8:52 PM NEW ORLEANS - Five fifth-grade students face criminal charges after authorities said four of them had sex in front of other students in an unsupervised classroom and kept a classmate posted as a lookout for teachers. The students were...
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    March is National Nutrition Month

    Making Smart Food and Dietary Supplement Choices Research increasingly validates the connections between nutrition and health and the types and amounts of food we eat. Science also helps us understand the impact of nutrition on the likelihood of developing certain diseases as well as the...
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    Oscar De La Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather Jr,

    Who do you think is going to come out victorious? The fight is scheduled for May 5th (Cinco de Mayo). I'm rooting for Mayweather Jr. :woohoo:
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    Organic produce: is it a better choice?

    by Paul Cribb, B.H.Sci HMS AST Director of Research Research questionnaires completed by consumers in the US, Australia and Great Britain suggest that individuals who purchase organically grown produce believe it is substantially more nutritious and less hazardous than the conventional...
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    The Dirty Dozen

    What are "The Dirty Dozen"? The 12 supplements that have been linked to serious adverse events or, in the case of glandular supplements, to strong theoretical risks. They're all readily available on the Web, where our shoppers bought them both individually and in multi-ingredient “combination...
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    Caffeine counteracts the ergogenic action of muscle creatine loading

    Just to highlight a few points: 1) Creatine was administered in 8 equal doses split throughout the day. 2) Caffeine was administered in a single dose following breakfast. 3) The participants followed a standardized diet with a 18/50/32 macronutrient breakdown. It should also be noted that this...
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    Different Types of Protein

    Whey Protein- Whey is a milk derived soluble protein that is quickly digested. Whey has been clinically shown to increase protein synthesis by as much as 68% when consumed post workout. This is because whey gives your body a flood of amino acids very quickly, causing a rise in protein synthesis...
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    Oversleeping: How can you wake up for real?

    If you can't wake up with the help of an alarm, you're probably sleep deprived. Sleep deprivation is why most of us need the alarm in the first place. It means we're not ready to wake up when society demands it because we haven't gone to sleep early enough the night before. Sound a bit to...
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    Deadlifting: Mixed grip or regular, palms-down grip?

    For those of you who hate reading: It's always safer to use a palms-down grip. Pulling with a mixed grip in which one palm faces down and the other faces up puts way too much stress on the biceps of the palm-up hand, and it greatly increases your risk for injury. It's not uncommon to see biceps...
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    Fish and Omega-3 Fatty Acids

    At the office today, the doc showed me this great bit of information I personally found interesting. Hopefully some of you out there feel the same. ________________________________________ AHA Recommendation Omega-3 fatty acids benefit the heart of healthy people, and those at high risk of —...
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    Fish Oil Relieves Neck & Back Pai

    More than 85 percent of the population suffers from back pain at one time or another. The treatment of choice for most people is rest and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Unfortunately, NSAIDs cause gastrointenstinal problems in some people and may trigger heart attacks and strokes...
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    Short Summary of BCAAs

    What do they do? BCAAs are needed for the maintenance of muscle tissue and appear to preserve muscle stores of glycogen (a storage form of carbohydrate that can be converted into energy). BCAAs also help prevent muscle protein breakdown during exercise. Some research has shown that BCAA...
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