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Science and technology have changed how athletes train and recover. What they put into their bodies has also changed dramatically. These developments go hand-in-hand, as medical advances and new research discoveries drive nutrition innovation, and vice versa.

Besides the latest in ingredients, research and legal issues pertaining to sports nutrition, this issue contains insight from Ingredient Marketplace speakers Bruce Kneller and Rick Collins, Esq. They’ll be presenting on formulation and legal/regulatory issues, respectively, as part of the Sports Nutrition Marketplace, April 18-19 in Orlando, Florida.

Table of Contents

Viewpoint: Ingredients and More
by Steve Myers

Sports Ingredient Science Update
by Steve Myers

Carbohydrates for Energy, Performance
by Hiroki Himeno, Ph.D.

Science Is a Cornerstone of Formulation
by Bruce Kneller

Sports Nutrition Legal Realities
by Rick Collins, Esq.

It’s for Sale, But Is It Legal?
by Jim Lassiter

Claims Matter for Sports Nutrition
by Phil Chang

Leaders and Trends in Intellectual Property
by Andreas Baltatzis, Esq., and Gideon Eckhouse, Esq.

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Takeaways for Your Business

• Amino acids, nitrates and botanicals highlight the past year in sports nutrition research.
• Pre- and post-workout products continue to draw interest from researchers.
• Scientists are diving deeper into the mechanisms impacting muscle protein synthesis.