Category Archives: Supplements

Casein: Are your protein supplements made with bad ingredients?

If you’re an athlete, a fitness advocate or a dieter who routinely uses protein supplements, there’s a good chance your supplement is made with one or more bad ingredients. The worst bad ingredient is called casein. So what exactly is casein? Casein is the main protein in raw milk. It is typically extracted via acid…
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Pimp your Protein Shake

Let me start off my stating that “Protein Shakes” are not magical foods that suddenly turn you into muscle bound bodybuilders or beach babes. That’s all hype and marketing which supplement companies have been using to sell their products for the past 20yrs or so. First of all, protein is simply just one of three macronutrients.…
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Getting enough sleep is vital to promote optimal recovery from exercise, however the lack of food intake during this time deprives the body of essential nutrients for growth & repair. More specifically, rates of muscle (protein) synthesis and breakdown can be negatively affected as a result of inadequate supply of amino acids. This study by…
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