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Informed-Sport welcomes Muscle Food

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Nutritional protein powders given seal of approval

 

A retailer loved by some of Britain’s best known athletes and sports stars has launched a super clean range of supplements in response to recent doping scandals. The launch of the Elite+ range from Musclefood.com comes after high profile stars have claimed they’ve taken banned substances without realising it. It’s feared that protein supplements taken by sports stars could fall foul of ever more stringent doping rules.

INFORMED-SPORT LAUNCHES NEW WEBSITE

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LGC’s global quality assurance programme Informed-Sport is pleased to announce the launch of its new and fully-featured website www.informed-sport.com. The new site has enhanced search features and extensive content that will serve as a vital resource for athletes and consumers.

Informed-Sport’s new website is designed to assist athletes, exercise enthusiasts and armed forces members in selecting sports supplements that have been screened for substances banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).  

Spain’s National Anti-Doping Organisation (AEPSAD) Supports LGC's Anti-Doping Testing Programme Informed-Sport

23 March 2015, Fordham, Cambridgeshire, UK - Spain’s National Anti-Doping Organisation (AEPSAD) has agreed to support the continued expansion of LGC’s anti-doping testing programme Informed-Sport into the Spanish sports supplements marketplace.

International science group LGC has been working with AEPSAD to increase awareness of the risks associated with inadvertent doping as a result of products contaminated with substances prohibited in sport by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

LGC warning for AMP Citrate, the latest risk to professional sport

20 October 2014, Teddington, UK - LGC is monitoring for the presence of AMP Citrate in sports supplements products as the prohibited compound looks set to become the next significant risk to athletes in elite sport.

AMP Citrate – also known as DMBA – is a pre-workout ingredient that has already been identified in a number of sports nutrition products.

It poses a risk to athletes failing an anti-doping test because it has a similar chemical structure to prohibited substance DMAA (methylhexanamine, 1,3-dimethylamylamine).

AIS Supports Launch of Internationally-Renowned Supplements Testing Service for Australian Sport

22 July 2014, Adelaide, Australia - LGC’s anti-doping laboratory has launched their internationally-renowned supplements testing programmes Informed-Sport and Informed-Choice into the Australian marketplace. LGC’s initiative has the support of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).

Informed-Sport and Informed-Choice are rigorous risk-minimisation programmes that promote ‘clean’ sport by providing a solution to the issue of inadvertent doping through the use of contaminated sports nutrition.