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My wife had bulked up for a Shidokan fight bccause she thought she was going to be matched with a girl that was 6” taller and about 40lbs heavier than her.

After the fight, she began to cut weight for her next match.… Continue Reading...

BRINGING CLARITY TO THE MURKY WORLD OF SPORTS SUPPLEMENTS

Americans gorge themselves on vitamins and protein powders, hoping for personal transformation. But what does the science say?LARRY WASHBURN/GETTY IMAGES

Americans gorge themselves on vitamins and protein powders, hoping for personal transformation. But what does the science say?LARRY WASHBURN/GETTY IMAGES

LEBRON JAMES HAS a cramp. It’s the final minutes of a 2014 playoff game between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat. With his team down by four points, James takes a quick step, beats his defender, and jumps, sending the ball in a high arc toward the basket.… Continue Reading...

BRINGING CLARITY TO THE MURKY WORLD OF SPORTS SUPPLEMENTS

Americans gorge themselves on vitamins and protein powders, hoping for personal transformation. But what does the science say?LARRY WASHBURN/GETTY IMAGES

Americans gorge themselves on vitamins and protein powders, hoping for personal transformation. But what does the science say?LARRY WASHBURN/GETTY IMAGES

LEBRON JAMES HAS a cramp. It’s the final minutes of a 2014 playoff game between the San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat. With his team down by four points, James takes a quick step, beats his defender, and jumps, sending the ball in a high arc toward the basket.… Continue Reading...

Woman Nearly Dies After Drinking Popular Soda

he liver is located in the upper right portion of the belly under the ribs, it is the heaviest organ in the body and one of the largest. The liver primarily processes nutrients from food, makes bile, removes toxins from the body and builds proteins. Some of the habits that damage the liver includes, taking alcohol, bad choice of diet, withholding urine etc.

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Lachlan Foote, 21, dies after drinking protein shake containing enough ’caffeine for FIFTY coffees’

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Lachlan Foote, 21, was set to celebrate his 22nd birthday the following day but instead his family were grieving their son’s death.

His body was found on the bathroom floor of the family’s home in Blackheath, New South Wales, Australia after he downed the muscle building drink.

But they have only just discovered the cause of death, and are sharing the heartbreaking story in the hope of “saving someone else’s life”.… Continue Reading...

Federal officials seize adulterated dietary supplements from Life Rising Corporation due to poor manufacturing practices

For Immediate Release:  June 14, 2019

At the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Marshals seized more than 300,000 containers of dietary supplements, including tablets, capsules, and teas from Life Rising Corporation. The seized goods, which were held by Life Rising or manufactured in the company’s facility located in Willowbrook, Ill., consisted of more than 500 products bearing brand names Life Rising, Holicare, or HopeStream, and are valued at approximately $3.5 million.… Continue Reading...

Energy Drinks: Another Tragedy

I wanted to share my husband’s story, Darryl Lefler.

He would drink 2-3 energy drinks daily. One day he began seeing double vision and his eyes were not tracking correctly. Then he started having small seizures every 3-4 minutes to where he could not talk and would lose movement in his right side.… Continue Reading...

Energy drinks may have unintended health risks

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(CNN)  Energy drinks may promise a boost, but experts are increasingly concerned that their cocktails of ingredients could have unintended health risks.

A study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that caffeinated energy drinks altered the heart’s electrical activity and raised blood pressure.
The extent of these electrical changes — which signal the heart’s chambers squeezing and relaxing — is “generally considered mild,” according to study author Sachin Shah, a professor of pharmacy at the Thomas J.… Continue Reading...

Harmful effects of energy drinks – it’s not the caffeine

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(Reuters Health) – Drinking 32 ounces of energy drink is associated with potentially harmful changes in blood pressure and heart function that are beyond those seen with caffeine alone, according to a new study.

There are more than 500 energy drink products on the market, and their increased popularity is matched by a significant rise in energy drink-associated emergency department visits and deaths.… Continue Reading...

In Apparent First, CVS Launches Program To Test All Its Vitamins And Supplements

Rhode Island-based retail pharmacy giant CVS is launching a program to require testing of all the vitamins and supplements it sells, aiming to make sure — and assure customers — that they contain what they say they do.

“To our knowledge, this is the first time that any national retailer is requiring all vitamins and supplements to undergo third-party testing, in order to be sold on our shelves,” says CVS Senior Vice President George Coleman.… Continue Reading...