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Potential ergogenic activity of grape juice in runners.
Recent studies have indicated that certain food products have ergogenic potential similar to that of sports supplements. The present study aimed to investigate the potential ergogenic effect of
Active Intervals Between Sets of Resistance Exercises Potentiate the Magnitude of Postexercise Hypotension in Elderly Hypertensive Women
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This is the first time that AIs between sets in a session of resistance exercises have been shown to be a highly effective methodological strategy to increase PEH in elderly hypertensive women.
Spirulina does not decrease muscle damage nor oxdidative stress in cycling athletes with adequate nutritional status.
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It is concluded that administration of Spirulina does not interfere in the magnitude of muscle damage nor in antioxidant status of cycling athletes that practice intense training.
Supplementation with Watermelon Extract Reduces Total Cholesterol and LDL Cholesterol in Adults with Dyslipidemia under the Influence of the MTHFR C677T Polymorphism
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The consumption of this functional food represents an alternative therapy in the combined treatment of patients with dyslipidemia, promoting health and minimizing the development of risk factors for cardiovascular diseases.
Prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and associated factors in adolescent students of a capital of northeastern Brazil.
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A high prevalence of hypov vitaminosis D is found in the analyzed population, especially in female adolescents, and the factors independently associated with hypovitaminosis D were found to be overweight/obese in boys and low calcium concentrations in girls.
Watermelon extract reduces blood pressure but does not change sympathovagal balance in prehypertensive and hypertensive subjects
Abstract Previous studies have shown that watermelon extract reduces blood pressure through vasodilation. However, those studies have not verified whether sympathetic nervous activity is influenced
Thyroid hormone levels during hospital admission inform disease severity and mortality in COVID-19 patients.
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Data from the largest number of hospitalized moderate-to-severe COVID-19 patients correlates serum TH levels with illness severity, mortality, and other biomarkers to critical illness and revealed the importance of early assessment of thyroid function in hospitalized patients with CO VID-19.
Influence of the C677T Polymorphism of the MTHFR Gene on Oxidative Stress in Women With Overweight or Obesity: Response to a Dietary Folate Intervention
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The study demonstrated the beneficial effect of folate intake in terms of a TAC elevation for the CC and TT genotypes of the MTHFR C677T polymorphism, an increase in folic acid levels for all genotypes, and a reduction in the Hcy levels for the TT genotype in response to an intervention consisting of an intake of 191 µg/d of folates supplied by vegetables.
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