How Much Protein Do You Need a Day?

How Much Protein Do You Need a Day?

How do I know if I need more protein? How much is best? Protein is important for supporting bodily processes and functions. This article is a comprehensive outline of protein, including its role in the body, its importance, how to calculate how much protein per day to prioritize, and how to know if you need […]

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Is Creatine Vegan? – What You Need to Know Before You Buy

Creatine supplements are among the most widely used supplements in the sports and fitness world. But is creatine vegan, and can vegan athletes and fitness enthusiasts benefit from this supplement? This article details what makes a vegan or non-vegan supplement and how vegans can benefit from creatine.  Quick Takeaway: Are Creatine Supplements Vegan? For the […]

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Are Boiled Eggs Good For You? 

Boiled eggs are a healthy, affordable, and convenient choice for a quick snack or addition to a meal. They are high in quality protein, vitamins, and minerals. These important nutrients can help maintain immune and brain health and support muscle and healthy aging.  Benefits of Boiled Eggs: A Quick Look  Nutrition Profile of Eggs  Boiled […]

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Exploring the Benefits of L-Glutamine for Cravings

Does L-glutamine help with sugar cravings? L-glutamine for cravings can be extremely beneficial for individuals who experience intense sugar cravings and have a near unbeatable sweet tooth to boot.  The amino acid glutamine is beneficial to anyone who has a bad sugar habit with challenging cravings that can cause binges and weight gain. With the […]

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Do BCAAs Break A Fast?

Branched-chain amino acids, also known as the BCAAs, are a group of three amino acids—leucine, isoleucine, and valine—that play a significant role in muscle growth and repair. But do BCAAs break a fast? The answer is yes. While some supplements may not break a fast, some amino acids can trigger an insulin response, and taking […]

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13 Best Amino Acid Supplements of 2024: EAAs & BCAAs Ranked

Amino acid supplements are a terrific place to start if you’re looking to build lean muscle mass, boost your sports performance, or simply enhance your general health. With so many options, it can be hard to choose which ones are worthwhile to try, which is why we’ve put together a list of the best amino […]

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14 Foods With Tryptophan & the Benefits of This Amino Acid

Tryptophan is one of the essential amino acids (EAAs) that is crucial for sleep, mood, mental health, and more. Including this amino acid in your diet regularly is key to optimizing your overall health and wellness. We know it is important, but which foods contain tryptophan? In this article, we dive into what it is, […]

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What Do Amino Acids Do for Your Body?

Commonly known as the “building blocks of protein”, amino acids are vital for many physiological functions in the human body.  This blog post will look at what amino acids are and what they do for the body.  What Are Amino Acids? Amino acids are small, organic molecules that make up all proteins. There are 20 […]

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Unlocking the Power of L-glutamine for Optimal Gut Health

In the world of digestive health, a buzzworthy supplement has been making waves—L-glutamine. L-glutamine is a versatile amino acid that plays a crucial role in supporting immune function, enhancing gut health by maintaining a healthy gastrointestinal tract, improving poor gut health, and facilitating muscle protein synthesis. The versatility of L-glutamine makes it beneficial for overall […]

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Cysteine Rich Foods: Top 10 Foods Highest in Cysteine (Cystine)

In health and nutrition, cysteine is a semi-essential amino acid, pivotal for building proteins and supporting antioxidant defenses in our body. This guide takes you through the top 10 foods highest in cysteine, with some common and some surprising sources that can enhance your diet.  Whether aiming to boost your health, improve fitness, or simply […]

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