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It's Podcast Friday with Univ. Florida's Dr. Mike Reid and freeing those radicals!

It's Podcast Friday with Univ. Florida's Dr. Mike Reid and freeing those radicals!

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  • 10/25/2013 1:32:00 AM
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Dr. Michael Reid, Dean of the College of Health and Human Performance at the University of Florida joins us in the podcast today.  Dr. Reid has been a long-time pioneer in understanding why muscles work like they do - in particular, Dr. Reid's team was the first to understand that muscles made reactive oxygen species to regulate muscle contraction.  Don't let the last sentence scare you - it's easier than you think especially as Dr. Reid explains it.  And this is an im...
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It's Podcast Friday with Dr. John Lawler and antioxidants and free radicals!

It's Podcast Friday with Dr. John Lawler and antioxidants and free radicals!

  • Podcasts
  • 8/9/2013 2:39:00 AM
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It's summer and what better time to talk about....Antioxidants and Free Radicals?  Antioxidants and free radicals continue to be a huge topic in the world of sports medicine and today we have Dr. John Lawler, one of the world's experts on antioxidants with us on the podcast to talk about exercise, health, and the role of antioxidants.  Given the number of times we all hear about antioxidants, this is a great podcast to give you some background information!  LISTEN NOW!&nbs...
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Weekly Text Article! Should Selenium Be Sold?

Weekly Text Article! Should Selenium Be Sold?

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  • 7/23/2013 3:16:00 AM
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Read the weekly text article "Should Selenium Be Sold?" by Sheril Marek. "Selenium is a trace element that is nutritionally essential for humans. Essential nutrients are required for normal body functioning that cannot be synthesized by the body. This shows the importance of consuming adequate selenium in one’s diet and supplements for enhanced exercise performance and decreased health risks."
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Text Article Wednesday! N-Acetylcysteine, the Universal Antioxidant!

Text Article Wednesday! N-Acetylcysteine, the Universal Antioxidant!

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  • 2/20/2013 5:11:00 AM
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Check out this weeks text article "N-Acetylcysteine, the Obscure Antioxidant" by Majid Koozehchian. "The antioxidant N-acetylcysteine (NAC), a modified form of essential amino acid cysteine, which is both consumed in high-protein food and synthesized in the body, does not receive much attention but has important, positive impacts in the body."
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"Call me Radical: Going Anti-Antioxidant?"

"Call me Radical: Going Anti-Antioxidant?"

  • 8/2/2012 5:12:00 AM
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We have another great article this week by Kevin Shimkus, "Call Me Radical: Going Anti-Antioxidant?" "As important as regular physical exercise is for general health and well-being, a chronic lack of activity contributes to increased chances of adverse health risks and a decreased quality of life..."
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The Power of Antioxidant Supplementation: Hype or Help?

The Power of Antioxidant Supplementation: Hype or Help?

  • 10/26/2011 1:20:45 PM
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Read the weekly text article! Check out "The Power of Antioxidant Supplementation: Hype or Help?" by Majid Koozehchian.In our bodies, oxygen constantly produces toxic substances called reactive oxygen species (ROS), also known as oxidants. Antioxidants, biomolecules that combat oxidant damage, are produced by the body and can also be taken in supplement form. 
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Video Friday!  Cowboy hats, elephants, and Dr. Mike Reid

Video Friday! Cowboy hats, elephants, and Dr. Mike Reid

  • Podcasts
  • 7/28/2011 6:04:00 AM
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Join us for the most recent video podcast from the Huffines Discussion:  Dr. Michael Reid, from the University of Kentucky, who talks about "Muscle Weakness, Fatigue and Free Radicals: Of Cowboy Hats and Elephants". And as the title implies, it was a fascinating talk!
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