Hormesis

“The term “hormesis” is used in biology to describe a relationship between the dose of something and the benefit or harm from it, in particular when too much of something is just as harmful as too little.”

“But it’s important to understand the concept of hormesis, so we can move away from the “more is better” mentality that plagues many athletes and fuels a multi-billion-dollar sports food and supplement industry.”

Finding the sweet spot with sports nutrition

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