Orthopedics Today, April 2015
Anthony A. Romeo, MD
Performance-enhancing substances are taken by athletes and non-athletes alike. Many people start each day with a beverage that contains caffeine and multivitamin supplements, and may even support recovery from exercise with protein shakes or drinks that contain creatine.
The nutraceutical market is expected to reach $250 billion in next few years. Nutraceuticals include food, beverages and dietary supplements that provide the potential for improved health for consumers, and potentially improved athletic performance.