A-Z of nutritional supplements: dietary supplements, sports nutrition foods and ergogenic aids for health and performance--Part 19.

@article{Burke2011AZON,
  title={A-Z of nutritional supplements: dietary supplements, sports nutrition foods and ergogenic aids for health and performance--Part 19.},
  author={Louise M Burke and Samantha J. Stear and Adele Lobb and Mary Ellison and Lindy M Castell},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={45 5},
  pages={
          456-8
        }
}
Glycerol, guarana and the weight-loss agent, hydroxycut, occupy part 19; glycine will appear in part 20. The ubiquitous product, glycerol, is used both orally, for example, as an emulsifier in ice cream and topically, for example, as glycerine in hand cream. In the area of sports nutrition, glycerol plays a role in improving hydration status, as described in detail below. Guarana has been used for centuries as a stimulant in South America, due to its high caffeine content; it also contains… CONTINUE READING