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How to Select a Protein Powder

December 24th, 2014

How do you select a protein with so many options out there?  Protein is an essential macronutrient that is responsible for building muscle, transporting nutrients, and maintaining healthy immune function. It is said that a person wanting to build lean muscle should consume a minimum of 1 gram of protein per pound of ideal bodyweight. [...]

Learn about the different types of meal replacement bars, their ingredients and how to choose the best bar for you!

BodyStrong Sports Supplements are now in stock!  If you want more bang for your buck and are tired of paying inflated prices for your sports nutrition, give these products a try!  Finally a brand that tastes good and doesn’t turn into another costly addiction. 

Protein is a necessity for every human being but for those of us that workout and want to build muscle, protein is a huge part of our lives and getting that vital nutrient into our system is even easier with Isatori’s Liquid Morph. The monotonous routine of protein powder, water, ice and a blender that’s [...]

Ready-To-Drink Protein Shakes are a quick way to nourish your body on the go.  Say goodbye to fast food and skipping meals and see what a difference it will make in your life!  These shakes give you nutrients and energy for your day and can act as meal replacements so you never have to skip a meal.  [...]

How To Choose A Protein Powder

February 2nd, 2009

No matter where you buy supplements, chances are they have more protein powders than just about any other kind of product. That may be why one of the most common questions we receive is, simply, how do I choose one from among all these options? Well it’s really a very simple process once you understand some of the basics. Here’s a quick and easy guide to choosing a protein powder.

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 [...]

Dear AllStarHealth,

I’m a 30 y.o. female and new mother. Over the last year or so, I’ve become aware that my hair is growing much slower than it did while I was in college. It also seems to be thinner and drier and falls out more easily. My doctor seems unconcerned, just said to make sure to keep eating enough and take my prenatal. Believe me, I eat enough and I’ve been taking this prenatal for over a year now. There’s got to be something else? I ‘ve seen “hair vitamins” , should I use one of those or can you suggest any particular supplements that might help?

Thanks,

Gabriella

Malibu, CA

Dear Gabriella,

Congratulations! Well, on one hand there are indeed a few nutritional supplements that ‘work’, that people have successfully used to improve the growth and condition of their hair. On the other hand

Dear AllStarHealth,

One thing I’m still confused about with protein shakes is whether they are going to make you slimmer or bulkier?

The vast majority of nutritional supplements are already cholesterol-free or have nutritionally insignificant amounts of cholesterol. None are high-cholesterol when used in typical amounts. Protein shakes and meal replacement shakes are a great idea for those on low cholesterol diets because they take the place of high-protein higher-cholesterol foods like meats, dairy, seafood and eggs.