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Muscles, Speed, and Lies: What the Sport Supplement Industry Does Not Want Athletes or Consumers to Know

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In 2005, health-conscious consumers and athletes combined spent approximately $6 billion on various sport supplements that promised to enhance their health, physical development, or performance. But do these supplements really offer the benefits they claim in their advertising and on their packaging? And are they safe?
David Lightsey, MS, a nutrition and food science adviso
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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published June 1st 2006 by Lyons Press
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Mindi Rosser
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Recommends it for: Athletes, Fitness Trainers, Nutritionists, Physiologists
Recommended to Mindi by: Coach Scott Abel
Duped by the fitness industry, I have been a sucker to the latest "discoveries" in health and wellness...more than I would like to admit. By implanting a need for specific supplements for "hard training athletes," the supplement companies have fooled me time and again. I have spent thousands of hard-earned dollars on muscle-building aids. In reality, the placebo effect was most likely at work in my supposed results.

For the past 12 weeks, I have taken no supplements (besides Fermented Cod Liver O
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