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The Missing Link in Weight Loss: Hunger Control!

Weight loss and successful long-term weight maintenance depend on a number of factors, one of which is controlling the desire to eat. No matter how dedicated you are, if you are always hungry you will eventually succumb to eating more...

Essential Amino Acids (EAAs) and Muscle Loss with Aging

Muscle loss with aging is one of the inescapable characteristics of growing older. While age-related muscle loss is a normal part of the aging process, we can temper its effect with the nutritional support of essential amino acids (EAAs). Anabolic...

The Relationship Between Energy and Amino Acids

Energy is one of the primary markers of health. Often, when people are asked about their health, low energy is a common complaint. Likewise, when people identify a benefit from a nutritional supplement, “improved energy” is the first they’ll report....

How Amino Acid Therapy Can Speed Muscle Recovery from Injury and Surgery

Injury and surgery place a similar type of stress on the body, and essential amino acid therapy can help mitigate this stress and accelerate muscle recovery. An essential amino acid supplement with abundant leucine can slow the net loss of...

BCAAs and EAAs—What’s the Difference?

If you search for “essential amino acids” on Google you will see many sites advertising branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs), and others advertising essential amino acids (EAAs). You may be left wondering: Are BCAAs and EAAs the same thing? If not,...

Love Your Essential Amino Acids: How to Turn Your Amino Acid Drink into a Flavor Fest

Essential amino acids are not a medicine that you take for a little while until the condition you began taking them for has cleared up. Rather, they are called essential because we can’t live without a regular intake of these...

20 Top Ways to Add More Protein to Your Day—Morning, Noon and Night

The list of reasons to consciously increase your protein intake just keeps getting longer. Research shows that a high protein intake can increase muscle mass, support healthy weight loss, and improve your overall health. Increasing your protein intake can help...

Phenylalanine Supplements: What to Know Before You Buy

Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid, which means it cannot be produced in the body. The only way to get phenylalanine is to consume it through your diet or through your body’s natural process of protein breakdown. And consume it...

8 Signs You May Have Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance is often a precursor to type 2 diabetes. Many people who develop the condition may not know they have it, as insulin resistance symptoms can go unnoticed. Type 2 diabetes is a serious metabolic illness that compromises your...

How to Prevent Diabetes: 8 Diet and Lifestyle Tips for Reducing Your Risk

Diabetes is a debilitating metabolic disorder that manifests in a number of ways depending on its form. Gestational diabetes, a form of diabetes insipidus, is a condition that develops in women who do not have diabetes but develop high blood...