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Magnesium and physical activity – does it make a difference?

December 1, 2014

By Matthew Johnson, Pharm.D. Student. Magnesium is a mineral involved in many bodily functions such as muscle and nerve regulation, blood sugar control, energy production, and the making of proteins.1  Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) is the average daily amount needed to meet the body’s needs of a dietary substance for... View Article

Energy Drinks: Performance over Health?

October 28, 2014

By Ryley Uber, PharmD Student An energy drink (ED) is a supplement commonly used to combat sleepiness and to increase the physical and mental performance of an individual. These drinks can be defined as, “an alternative to coffee as a source of caffeine and also contain other functional ingredients such... View Article

Caffeine Spray: A New Way To Get Your Morning Fix?

September 27, 2013

Blog Post Written by Mike Pelyhes PharmD Student at Cedarville University. Caffeine is a common CNS stimulant used by up to 90%(1) of adults in the United States.  It is currently the only CNS stimulant that is approved for nonprescription use by the FDA.  Caffeine is generally considered safe and... View Article