Episode #88: Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan -- Behind the Scenes of Supplement Research

In this episode of the Supplement Engineer Podcast, I'm joined by Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan.

Dr. Abbie is an accomplished researcher with a PhD in Exercise Physiology. She is the Director of Applied Physiology Lab at the University of North Carolina as well as a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and Sports Nutritionist. 

Video Interview

Show Notes

In this episode, Dr. Abbie and I discuss a wide array of topics, including:

  • What led Dr. Abbie into research initially
  • Identifying topics for research studies
  • Industry-funded studies
  • Making research more accessible for the average person
  • How to identify "quality" research (particularly in regards to supplements)
  • PeakO2 vs Beta Alanine
  • EAAs vs BCAAs (new research)
  • Dr. Abbie's supplementation regimen
  • Are probiotics supplements effective?
  • Giving supplements to children
  • and MORE

Audio-Only Version

Where to Find Dr. Abbie Smith-Ryan

Dr. Abbie's IG: https://www.instagram.com/asmithryan/

Dr. Abbie's Website: https://www.asmithryan.com

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