Forget about the latest superfood trend, coffee is where it is at. In this article I look closer at the science behind the health benefits of coffee to help you justify your caffeine habit.
For the distance runners and endurance sport athletes among you, I’ve just recorded a podcast interview with sports dietitian and exercise physiologist Gabrielle Maston on the latest science and my own experiences with nutrition in endurance running. In the podcast I cover taking on carbohydrate during sport, low-carb/high-fat diets (and the new concept of ‘train […]
Caffeine is a popular performance-enhancing supplement taken by both recreational and elite sportspeople. A recent clinical trial has found that getting a caffeine hit from regular coffee is just as effective on sports endurance as popping caffeine tablets. The world of sports supplements is dominated by over-priced, over-hyped, and mostly ineffective pills and potions. There […]
A novel study just published in the journal Neurology has found that people with Parkinson’s disease given a daily dose of caffeine gained improvements in their movement symptoms. Medical researchers have known for some time that people who drink coffee have a lower risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, but such observations cannot prove if there […]