November 1, 2007
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Creatine remains one of the most popular supplements for athletes, especially those lifting weights. Much evidence supports claims that creatine enhances power output during short maximal bursts of exercise, such as power lifting or sprinting. The benefit is noted particularly when the bursts are repeated intermittently in what is called interval training.
Apart from dietary interventions, mind/body approaches are one of the most popular groups of non-pharmacological approaches for the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Many types have been tried, and practitioners need to be aware of the evidence concerning the many programs that are offered to parents of children with ADHD and to adults with the disorder.
Pills in Peds: Supplement Use in Children, Eye C? Dietary Antioxidants and ARMD, and A Fit Mind: Exercise and Depression