A new study shows that more adolescents are consuming muscle-enhancing protein powders (35%) and steroids (6%), which experts believe may be unhealthy behaviors. Marla E. Eisenberg, ScD, MPH, from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis reports the results of their survey in the journal Pediatrics, stating that these rates are higher than previous reports. The study involved almost 3000 middle- and high school adolescents from the greater Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota area who participated in the Eating and Activity in Teens 2010 (EAT 2010) study. The survey asked about the adolescents’ diet, exercise, and use of protein powders, steroids and other […]Continue reading Unhealthy Muscle Building Behavior in Adolescents
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