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You know salt affects blood pressure, but what about dairy products? A new study asked how dairy impacts hypertension.
People with high lipid levels are often told to reduce dairy intake. Does it actually help?
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: CrossFit, scaling, conditioning, front squats, flexibility, and more!
Depending on who you ask, a gallon of milk a day will either turn you into a muscle bound machine or make you fat along with having some serious sinus congestion and acne.
Opinions aren't the only sources of conflict about the effects of milk consumption. Studies also tend to butt heads when it comes to humans drinking cow's milk.
In the search for the perfect post-workout beverage, researchers compared regular old milk to fermented milk. They found it might actually do a better job of preventing soreness and inflammation.
Exercise causes damage inside your body - oxidative stress. One way to repair this damage is with antioxidants, and colostrum, or a cow's first milk, is proving to be an excellent source.
The fitness world is pretty hip to the use of protein, but researchers have found new and surprising uses for the protein lactoferrin. Increasing oxygen? Boosting the immune system?
A recent review published in the Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research looked through numerous studies to determine what might be the best recovery drink for endurance and team-sport athletes.