Endurance exercise is bad for dental/oral health

It is common knowledge among dentists that athletes often have poor teeth. However, there aren’t that many studies on the subject and most of this knowledge is considered anecdotal, so the question of whether some types of exercise are actually detrimental for dental health is not even asked officially out of fear that it would … Read more

Niacinamide increases aerobic capacity, muscle endurance in humans

There has been a steady increase in human studies with vitamin B3 analogs over the last 3-5 years. Most of that human research is sponsored by the company ChromaDex, which sells a proprietary formulation of nicotinamide riboside (NR), despite its own studies demonstrating that niacinamide / nicotinamide (NAM) is just as effective at raising NAD/NADH … Read more

Intense exercise causes mitochondrial damage even in elite athletes

Hopefully, this post won’t be interpreted as trying to bash exercise. Its goal is to simply draw attention to the fact that intense exercise can be detrimental even for elite athletes. While the damage the study observed was temporary, it is now known that (just like ionizing radiation) the damage of chronic stress / overtraining … Read more