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Bodybuilding supplements fuel eating disorders in some men, study suggests

Bodybuilding supplements fuel eating disorders in some men, study suggests

Gym rats may seem to be the picture of good health, but a new study suggests that many men who prioritize their workouts are abusing legal bodybuilding supplements to achieve their lean and muscular look. More than 40% of men surveyed by researchers from the California School of Professional Psychology in Alhambra said they had increased their use of supplements such as protein bars, creatine powder and glutamine capsules over time. The researchers said they were alarmed to discover that 29% of the men acknowledged that their use of the supplements might be damaging their health. The findings, presented Thursday at the American Psychological Assn.’s annual meeting in...

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