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Dom Post: Men get fitter without breakfast

Peter Griffin posted in on May 25th, 2010.

Michael Forbes writes in the Dominion Post about Massey University research showing that men who don’t eat breakfast before training see benefits in peak muscle power and experienced prolonged muscle energy. The same benefits did not, however, apply to women, showing that men and women really do burn fat differently. An excerpt: (read in full […]

NZ Herald/NZPA: One taste, and full power ahead – researchers find instant carbo boost

Peter Griffin posted in on May 5th, 2010.

Simply tasting carbohydrate has the ability to boost muscle strength, according to research conducted by University of Auckland scientists. Their research found that a carbohydrate solution in the mouth was able to improve performance, without it needing to be swallowed and digested.  The scientists have suggested the effect could be due to neuronal circuits telling […]

Waikato Times: To chew or not to chew, what suits you?

Peter Griffin posted in on April 15th, 2010.

Rebeccah Todd writes in the Waikato Times about research being undertaken by Lincoln’s Plant & Food Research scientists into how the composition of food, as well as how we eat it, affects the extent to which it satisfies us. They have discovered, for example, that chewing less and taking bigger bites is probably better for […]

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