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Potato As Effective As Carbohydrate Gels for Boosting Athletic Performance, Study Finds

Consuming potato puree during prolonged exercise works just as well as a commercial carbohydrate gel in sustaining blood glucose levels and boosting performance in trained athletes, scientists report. “Research has shown that ingesting concentrated carbohydrate gels during prolonged exercise promotes carbohydrate availability during exercise and…

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Another Recall: Burn Baby, Burn — Fitness Tracker Inferno!

By B.N. Frank Just announced! ANOTHER Fitness Tracker recall! This time it’s due to burn risk. Portland-based Provata Health has recalled around 30,000 fitness trackers following reports of burns due to overheating issues. […] The Chinese manufactured devices come with a digital display, accelerometer, optical…

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