Does Caffeine Improve the Endurance Effect of Carbohydrate?

A systematic review of existing literature by researchers affiliated with the Georgia Institute of Technology and Georgia State University concludes that caffeine and carbohydrate significantly improve endurance exercise performance when taken before and/or during activity. The study was published in the February edition of the International Journal of Sports Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. The researchers […]

There Are Only 15 Calories in a Teaspoon of Sugar

It kind of amazes me that some people get so freaked out by a tiny teaspoon of sugar. Fifteen calories have never gotten such a bad rap. In the rush to place blame for the so-called obesity epidemic, this basic carbohydrate that everybody needs for fuel has become a scapegoat. Nobody has ever gained weight […]