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Fermented milk improves glucose metabolism in exercise-induced muscle damage in young healthy men

Overview of attention for article published in Nutrition Journal, June 2013
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Fermented milk improves glucose metabolism in exercise-induced muscle damage in young healthy men
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Nutrition Journal, June 2013
DOI 10.1186/1475-2891-12-83
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Masayo Iwasa, Wataru Aoi, Keitaro Mune, Haruka Yamauchi, Kaori Furuta, Shota Sasaki, Kazuya Takeda, Kiyomi Harada, Sayori Wada, Yasushi Nakamura, Kenji Sato, Akane Higashi


This study investigated the effect of fermented milk supplementation on glucose metabolism associated with muscle damage after acute exercise in humans. Eighteen healthy young men participated in each of the three trials of the study: rest, exercise with placebo, and exercise with fermented milk. In the exercise trials, subjects carried out resistance exercise consisting of five sets of leg and bench presses at 70-100% 12 repetition maximum. Examination beverage (fermented milk or placebo) was taken before and after exercise in double-blind method. On the following day, we conducted an analysis of respiratory metabolic performance, blood collection, and evaluation of muscle soreness. Muscle soreness was significantly suppressed by the consumption of fermented milk compared with placebo (placebo, 14.2 ± 1.2 score vs. fermented milk, 12.6 ± 1.1 score, p < 0.05). Serum creatine phosphokinase was significantly increased by exercise, but this increase showed a tendency of suppression after the consumption of fermented milk. Exercise significantly decreased the respiratory quotient (rest, 0.88 ± 0.01 vs. placebo, 0.84 ± 0.02, p < 0.05), although this decrease was negated by the consumption of fermented milk (0.88 ± 0.01, p < 0.05). Furthermore, exercise significantly reduced the absorption capacity of serum oxygen radical (rest, 6.9 ± 0.4 μmol TE/g vs. placebo, 6.0 ± 0.3 μmol TE/g, p < 0.05), although this reduction was not observed with the consumption of fermented milk (6.2 ± 0.3 μmol TE/g). These results suggest that fermented milk supplementation improves glucose metabolism and alleviates the effects of muscle soreness after high-intensity exercise, possibly associated with the regulation of antioxidant capacity.

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Country Count As %
Unknown 153 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 27 18%
Student > Bachelor 27 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 15 10%
Researcher 14 9%
Other 8 5%
Other 26 17%
Unknown 36 24%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 29 19%
Sports and Recreations 23 15%
Nursing and Health Professions 18 12%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 15 10%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 10 7%
Other 17 11%
Unknown 41 27%

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