Interest in New Zealand blackcurrants as a possible fitness boost is turning up in laboratories around the world. We recently wrote about promising research being conducted in North Carolina to test whether their high level of anthocyanins could help young, relatively unfit students gain fitness more quickly.
But blackcurrants may have uses for people who put greater demands on their bodies too. These same anthocyanins are also showing promise as a nutritional boost for the ultra-fit: high-performance athletes.
Here’s a roundup of recent findings:
 This was tested in one of the cycling trials.