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The Bodybuilding Diet: How to Use Amino Acids for Bodybuilding

Bodybuilding usually refers to increasing and sculpting muscle mass for appearance as well as strength. In a more general sense, bodybuilding can refer to increasing muscle mass and function for the purpose of competing in sports such as football or...

Lentil Nutrition: Do Lentils Contain All 9 Essential Amino Acids?

  Lentils are legumes—cousin to foods such as beans, peanuts, and peas. These edible pulses come in many colors and sizes. Green lentils add a peppery punch to salads and red lentils provide a hearty bed for baked salmon or roasted chicken....

4 Amino Acids for Energy and Mood

The popularity of natural energy drinks and aromatherapy products is a strong indicator of just how many people are seeking healthful ways to feel more energized and more positive in their outlook on life. Even if you eat a generally...

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...

Is Bison Meat Healthier Than Beef?

Not too long ago, bison meat sounded a relic of the past, something our ancestors ate that no longer made sense to include in a modern diet. But all that has changed. It’s now quite possible to find bison meat...

Protein and Free Amino Acids Digestion and Absorption: Which Wins the Race?

Like all foods, dietary protein must be digested and broken down to its smallest components in order to be absorbed from the gut and distributed throughout the body. Here is a brief description of the process of transforming the proteins...

Essential Amino Acid Supplements and Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric surgery is for severely obese individuals who have not been able to lose weight by calorie restriction. Generally, bariatric surgery is not recommended unless you have serious obesity-related health problems. The surgery makes the stomach smaller and sometimes changes...

Back to the Basics: An Overview Of Amino Acids

Amino acids are the foundation of life. They are involved in everything from building muscle and life-supporting tissues to making the chemicals necessary for our brain and vital organs to function. Beyond serving as the building blocks for all-important proteins,...

Maximize Muscle and Lose Weight

Building muscle mass is the best way to increase your metabolism and ultimately lose weight without changing your calorie intake. But before diving into a weight-burning, muscle-building regimen head first, be sure to understand your main objective. Muscle cells weigh...

Nutrition for the Gut: Feed It Well and Live Better!

When we eat to satisfy hunger, we fill our stomach with nutrients to meet the body’s demand for energy and with micronutrients for all the chemical reactions that keep organs and muscles functioning throughout the body. A significant number of...