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Bananas as an Energy Source during Exercise: A Metabolomics Approach

  • David C. Nieman mail,

    niemandc@appstate.edu

    Affiliation: Human Performance Laboratory, Appalachian State University, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Nicholas D. Gillitt,

    Affiliation: Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Dru A. Henson,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Wei Sha,

    Affiliation: Bioinformatics Services Division, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • R. Andrew Shanely,

    Affiliation: Human Performance Laboratory, Appalachian State University, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Amy M. Knab,

    Affiliation: Human Performance Laboratory, Appalachian State University, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Lynn Cialdella-Kam,

    Affiliation: Human Performance Laboratory, Appalachian State University, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Fuxia Jin

    Affiliation: Dole Nutrition Research Laboratory, North Carolina Research Campus, Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States of America

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  • Published: May 17, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037479

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Media Coverage of This Article

Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 01 Jun 2012 at 23:35 GMT

The following articles represent some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Huffington Post UK
Title: “Bananas Contain Healthier Sugars Than Sports Drinks”
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Publication: Food Product Design
Title: “Nutrient-Rich Bananas Boost Sports Performance”
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Publication: Medical Daily
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Publication: Express.co.uk
Title: “Express.co.uk - Home of the Daily and Sunday Express | Health :: Bananas beat energy drinks”
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Publication: Examiner.com
Title: “Bananas over sports drinks: New study - Vancouver Women's Fitness | Examiner.com”
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Publication: One Green Planet
Title: “Bananas Outperform Sports Drinks in Endurance Exercise | One Green Planet”
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Publication: Jezebel
Title: “Screw Gatorade, Bananas Are Where It's At”
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Publication: Appalachian State University
Title: “Bananas are as beneficial as sports drinks, researchers find » News Archive » Appalachian State University News”
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Publication: Hindustan Times
Title: “Bananas vs. sports drinks: what's better? - Hindustan Times”
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RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 08 Jun 2012 at 21:58 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: Zee News India
Title: “Bananas `better than sports drinks for athletes`”
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RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 06 Jul 2012 at 21:12 GMT

The following article represents some of the media coverage that has occurred for this paper:

Publication: The Produce News
Title: “Dole campaign urges summer fitness enthusiasts to consider bananas as Nature's Original Energy Bar”
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RE: RE: RE: Media Coverage of This Article

PLoS_ONE_Group replied to PLoS_ONE_Group on 13 Jul 2012 at 22:10 GMT

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Publication: Food and Drink Digital
Title: “Dole Names Baltimore a 2012 "Top Banana City" - Food and Drink Digital”
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Publication: PerishableNews
Title: “Dole Urges Fitness Fans To Consider The Banana, Nature's Original Energy Bar - PerishableNews”
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Publication: The Packer
Title: “Dole launches Nature’s Original Energy Bar campaign - The Packer”
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Publication: Fruitnet.com
Title: “Dole backs bananas in new campaign - Fruitnet.com | The Global Fresh Produce Portal”
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