Weekend Update Leave a reply Heart needs work after heart attack: New study challenges the notion that the heart must rest Observations: What makes old beer taste bad? Why, it’s the trans-iso-alpha acids, of course How Effective is Lifestyle Management of Obesity? | Dr. Sharma’s Obesity Notes PLoS ONE: Oxidative Stress Accumulates in Adipose Tissue during Aging and Inhibits Adipogenesis A recent review of: Antioxidant supplementation and endurance training: Win or loss? – European Journal of Sport Science And another study on this- Vitamin C consumption does not impair training-induced improvements in exercise performance. [Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 2011] – PubMed result A new small study suggests caffeine inhibits muscle gains. I’ve long suspected this possibility as caffeine activates AMPK which inhibits mTOR and protein synthesis in vitro Experimental Biology Blogging: Effects of Caffeine on Resistance Training | Neurotic Physiology Study finds aggressive glycemic control in diabetic CABG patients does not improve survival Michael Siegel makes some noise against the ADA and corporate sponsors: The Rest of the Story: Tobacco News Analysis and Commentary: Some American Dietetic Association Members Defend ADA’s Acceptance of Coke and Pepsi Money; Cite Healthy Products Made by These Companies Are the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Associated with reduced risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiometabolic risk factors?: 20-year findings from the CARDIA study [Diabetes Care. 2011] – PubMed result This is why there will never be a single cure for cancer: Sequencing breast cancer tumors finds 1,700+ mutations, most unique to individuals! Fifty genome sequences reveal breast cancer’s complexity : Nature News In a specific window in mice: Short-term, high-fat consumption may be beneficial to the heart Do Genes Modify The Health Impact of Sedentary Behaviour? | Obesity Panacea Resveratrol & spermidine (SIRT1 agonists) induce autophagy via de-acetylation mostly in cytoplasm, but acetylation more in the nucleus: Longevity-relevant regulation of autophagy at the level of the acetylproteome. [Autophagy. 2011] – PubMed result A thought provoking article by Alex- Do helmets encourage risky behaviour? – The Globe and Mail Yet another study from Jones’ group showing dietary nitrate enhances exercise performance (cycling this time) Acute Dietary Nitrate Supplementation Improves Cycing time performance [Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2011] – PubMed result CarbSane critiques more of Taubes’ conclusions: My Carb Sane-Asylum: GCBC Reference Check ~ Part IV of ? ~ Kipnis Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.