What are BCAA’s? BCAAs are branched chain amino acids which are made up of three essential amino acids, L-Leucine, L-Isoleucine, and L-Valine. These three amino acids are considered “essential” because our bodies cannot create them, they must come from our diet. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein and have various functions relating to [...]
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Q: “What are the differences between whey protein supplements and protein from whole foods with respect to muscular reconstruction?” A: The main differences between whey protein supplements and protein from whole foods include the amino acid composition and absorption rate of the protein. You’ve probably heard that whey protein absorbs quite quickly relative to other [...]
Rice Protein shakes are a great alternative to Whey Protein for those who are vegetarian, lactose intolerant, or are following a gluten-free diet. Rice Protein can be added to baked foods, or simply mixed with water or juice to add protein to your diet. This vegetarian protein gives you about 15 grams per serving and supplies you with essential amino [...]
Cold Sores can be treated with home remedies and supplementation, but a daily regimen geared towards strengthening the Immune System can help keep Cold Sores from ever breaking out in the first place. It is important to take measures to prevent the virus from becoming active, and to arm yourself with Cold Sore Remedies which help ease the pain and lessen the duration [...]
The Pre-workout energizer No-Xplode NT is the newest formula in a 30 packet serving size, which makes it more convenient than ever to take. Since NO-Xplode first hit the market, it has become a top selling pre-workout formula used by both athletes and all of us regular gym goers.
Amino Acids are referred to as the building blocks of protein. Each has a specific function, and we need them in our body for a variety of reasons. If you work-out, you especially need them to help decrease muscle fatigue, help with muscle recovery and to build lean muscle. We discussed the different types of Amino Acids and how they [...]
Energy boosting products have exploded in popularity and are now one of the most popular types of dietary supplements. One thing that’s true about any type of energy booster is that the more you use it, the less effective it becomes. But by paying attention to how you use you energy booster and by taking certain accessory nutrients, you can get more, sometimes much more, out of your energy booster so you won’t have to use as much, as often.
They say timing is everything. That’s especially true when it comes to certain nutritional supplements. Taking a supplement at the wrong time can make a big difference in terms of the results you’ll get. Or, it can make no difference at all. You’ll know which is which when you’ve checked out our guide to supplement [...]
For most people, a good B complex vitamin helps increase their sense of mental and physical energy although the effects are subtler than stimulants like caffeine. If you need more of a stimulant kick, and don’t mind some caffeine, you can’t go wrong with the
Amino acids are among the most useful and unique nutritional supplements, but they’re not as familiar to most people as vitamins and minerals. People use amino acids for their specific and specialized effects on the mind and body. In this blog post, we’ll do a quick rundown of the most common types of and uses for amino acid supplements. There’s a good chance you could benefit from one or several.