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10 Benefits of Amino Acid Supplements

When it comes to reaching your athletic and weight-loss goals or keeping your body fit and your health optimized into your golden years, amino acid supplements are the one nutrient booster you don’t want to go without. Their impact on...

The Truth About Complementary Proteins

First, let’s get some protein terminology under our belts. Proteins are made up of amino acids. There are 20 dietary amino acids that may be components of protein. Each protein has a distinct number of amino acids and a specific...

What Types of Protein Should I Eat

Eating an ideal amount of high-quality protein is a cornerstone of optimal nutrition. Unfortunately, not all proteins are created equal. Deriving a scoring system to rate the relative quality of proteins dates back to the early 1970s. The Food and...

How Much Protein Should I Eat?

The National Academy of Sciences Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) are widely accepted as the most authoritative source for defining nutritional requirements. The DRIs are the basis for the more commonly recognized recommendations from the USDA, known as the Dietary Guidelines...

Everything You Need to Know About Amino Acid Nutrition

To understand optimal amino acid nutrition, we must first understand the relationship between proteins and amino acids. Proteins are constructed from chains of amino acids. The specific arrangement of aminos determines the type of protein and its function. If just...