kelvedon wonder said:Can I just say as a health professional that the Daily Mail are utter pants on health matters. There is nothing that makes my hackles rise quicker than someone turning up in my clinics clutching a piece of poorly reported, unpublished 'research' in their sweaty mitt.
The stuff they did on the MMR was nothing short of scandalous. If you want more information, go here :www.badscience.net
You sir, obviously have no idea what you are talking about. The quality and validity of the study has already been attested to:
Prodigy said:The study is by proper qualified professionals, and 20 people is more than many other medical trials I have seen, so I wouldn't ignore it. It's information that must be noted, but of course with caution.
It's careful to say that in the long term caffeine is still good for the heart because of the other properties. But I'm just interested in the short term effects on performance. It has been thought that caffeine is a sports aid. Maybe the extra concentration overrides the possible cardio issues, I don't know.
When Prodigy returns in his alter-ego du jour, I'm sure he'll be happy to set you straight.