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theweek.com/articles/470277/safe-teens-guzzle-protein-shakes

Nov 19, 2012 ... A new study published in the journal Pediatrics takes a look at adolescents' muscle-building habits and what kinds of practices, however dangerous, teens ... their use of muscle-building supplements — including protein powders or shakes , creatine (a chemical often favored by bodybuilders), and steroids.

www.reuters.com/article/us-health-boys-muscle-supplements-idUSKBN14O1SX

Jan 4, 2017 ... First, the researcher said he was doing strength training and asked an open- ended question about what the store employee recommended he take to improve his performance. Without prompting, 39 percent of the employees recommended creatine, while only two workers told teens to take testosterone.

taylorhooton.org/how-safe-are-sports-supplements-for-teens

Aug 19, 2013 ... Creatine is not a banned substance, so it passes in that regard, but there's really no reason for teens to take it. Your body produces it, and it occurs in fairly high levels in meats anyway: better by far to get it from your diet. DHEA. DHEA is sneaky. It's so innocuous looking, sitting there on the shelf at Walmart, ...

www.cnn.com/2017/01/02/health/teen-creatine-supplements/index.html

Jan 3, 2017 ... In a new study, more than two-thirds of attendants in vitamin stores nationwide recommended using creatine to a teen caller, contrary to expert medical ... "In addition, the majority of teens using Creatine reported that they 'did not read the package insert' and either 'didn't know the dose' they were taking or ...

www.nutritionexpress.com/showarticle.aspx?articleid=208

Myth 4: Creatine use by children and teenagers is unsafe. When it comes to statements like "The effects of creatine supplementation in children are unknown, " I'd like to grab its contributor by the ear and drag them down to the nearest medical library. Studies with infants who take almost double the loading dose of an adult ...

medlineplus.gov/druginfo/natural/873.html

However, there is still some uncertainty about exactly who can benefit from creatine and at what dose. Research on creatine use in people who are not active is conflicting. Some research shows that taking 20 grams of creatine daily for 5 days followed by 5 grams daily for 5 days does not improve muscle strength. But other ...

www.aboutkidshealth.ca/En/HealthAZ/HealthandWellness/PhysicalActivitySportsandFitness/Pages/Energy-drinks-whey-protein-and-more-Dietary-supplements-and-teen-athletes.aspx

Dietary supplements like caffeine, creatine, and ephedra are taken by many teenage athletes. Side effects, safety, quality, and cost ... According to some studies, as many as 30 percent to 40 percent of young athletes take at least one dietary supplement such as creatine, protein or amino acids. In a competitive world where ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/12/creatine_n_1669078.html

Jul 12, 2012 ... C4 Extreme is advertised as “the most explosive pre-workout intensifier” and contains creatine nitrate. Creatine is a workout supplement commonly consumed by high school, college and professional athletes. A 2002 study conducted by the University of Wisconsin Hospital Sports Medicine Center found ...

pages.uoregon.edu/mdillon1/Age,%20Gender,%20and%20Creatine%20Supplementation/Age,%20Gender,%20and%20Creatine%20Supplementation.html

Creatine Supplementation and Age. Effects of creatine supplementation on children and adolescents. The effects of age during creatine supplementation has been a controversial topic ever since creatine was made available for public use. Studies in this area have shifted there focus particularly on the effects of creatine ...