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Acute l-arginine supplementation increases muscle blood volume but not strength performance.
l-Arginine (L-arg) is an amino acid precursor to nitric oxide (NO). Dietary supplements containing L-arg have been marketed with the purpose of increasing vasodilation, thereby elevating blood flowExpand
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L-arginine does not improve biochemical and hormonal response in trained runners after 4 weeks of supplementation.
It has been hypothesized that L-arginine improves exercise performance by increasing nitric oxide synthesis and levels of insulin and growth hormone (GH). Metabolic and hormonal responses to chronicExpand
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Acute L-Arginine supplementation does not increase nitric oxide production in healthy subjects
Dietary supplements containing L-arginine have been marketed with the purpose of increasing vasodilatation, and thus, blood and oxygen supply to the exercising muscle. The present study evaluated theExpand
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A single dose of a beetroot-based nutritional gel improves endothelial function in the elderly with cardiovascular risk factors
Abstract Beetroot consumption has been associated with increased NO bioconversion, which may promote beneficial effects on vascular health. The present study evaluated the effects of a beetroot-basedExpand
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Hormonal response to L-arginine supplementation in physically active individuals
Background Nutritional supplements based on the amino acid L-arginine have been hypothesized to improve exercise performance by increasing levels of insulin and growth hormone (GH). Changes of theseExpand
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Physicochemical, nutritional, and sensory analyses of a nitrate-enriched beetroot gel and its effects on plasmatic nitric oxide and blood pressure
Background Beetroot (Beta vulgaris L.) is a dietary source of natural antioxidants and inorganic nitrate (NO3-). It is well known that the content of antioxidant compounds and inorganic nitrate inExpand
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Comparison of total antioxidant potential, and total phenolic, nitrate, sugar, and organic acid contents in beetroot juice, chips, powder, and cooked beetroot
Beetroot is a vegetable rich in nitrate (NO3−), antioxidants and phenolic compounds that are related to improvements in cardiovascular function and exercise performance. However, it is unknown ifExpand
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Nutritional Profile and Chemical Stability of Pasta Fortified with Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) Flour
Physicochemical parameters of pasta enriched with tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) flour were investigated. Five formulations were prepared with different concentrations of tilapia flour as partialExpand
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Influence of vacuum and modified atmosphere packaging in combination with UV-C radiation on the shelf life of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) fillets
Abstract The effects of UV-C radiation, modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) and their combination on rainbow trout ( Oncorhynchus mykiss ) fillets quality were examined during a period of 22 days.Expand
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Protein and Amino Acid Profiles of Different Whey Protein Supplements
ABSTRACT Whey protein (WP) supplements have received increasing attention by consumers due to the high nutritional value of the proteins and amino acids they provide. However, some WP supplements mayExpand
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