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Shellfish, Beets Enhance Athletic Performance

by Sheela Philomena on  July 8, 2013 at 5:54 PM Diet & Nutrition News   - G J E 4
Betaine which is present in shellfish and beets was found to boost the athletic performance by almost six percent when added to a sports drink, finds study.
 Shellfish, Beets Enhance Athletic Performance
Shellfish, Beets Enhance Athletic Performance
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Ithaca College's Exercise and Sport Sciences Chair, Thomas Swensen, who supervised the survey, said that betaine might contribute to creatine synthesis, which improves, strength, power and short-term performance, Newswise reported.

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He said that future research should elucidate the mechanism of how betaine supplementation improves performance.

The study has been published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

Source: ANI
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