Carbohydrate found in pistachios, other foods impairs athletic performance

November 19, 2014

By Jane Nicholson, Director of University News, Appalachian State University   A recent study by David Nieman, DrPH, director of the Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory at the N.C. Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis, found that a special type of carbohydrate, raffinose, found in pistachio nuts and other foods reduced athletic performance when consumed prior […]