Category: Nutrition

Just Because it’s Healthy Doesn’t Mean You Should Eat it.

The information that the general public are aware about is generally increasing in both quality and quantity overtime, for the most part. Much of this is due to the rapid amount of information that can be consumed via the internet along with an observed trend of average person becoming more heath-conscious. However, along with the…



Is Animal Protein Bad For You?

Since “The China Study” book came out and “Forks Over Knives”, the documentary, the idea that animal protein, and animal meat in general, is bad for you is as widespread as ever. Many people are claiming that animal protein is a leading cause of cancer, increases mortality, increases the chances of heart disease, and does…



Delicious High Protein, Low Carb, Low Fat Recipes

Image Provided by Darwin Bell  If you’re like basically everyone else, you miss all the yummy tasting food when you go on a fat loss diet. It turns out that most high protein food just does not taste nearly as good as all the high carb and fat foods that you were so accustom to. While…



Is there a limit to how much protein the body can use in a single meal?

I’ve gone over this topic before in How Much Protein Can Your Body Digest at One Time?, but sometimes you just can’t say it better than someone else can. In this case, I cannot say it better than Alan Aragon, one of the leading experts in nutrition as it relates to fitness and exercise. Below is Alan’s…



Does Eating Healthy Promote Better Bodies?

image provided by mhaller1979   I have a problem when people tell me that they are going to reach their fitness/physique goals by “eating clean”. It’s not a problem because clean eating is inherently bad or wrong; in fact, I’m all for it. The problem arises when clean eating becomes an end in and of itself,…



Creatine Kre-Alkalyn vs. Monohydrate: Part 2

This is the second part of a two-part series comparing creatine monohydrate and creatine kre-alkalyn. If you missed the first part, please read it first by clicking here. In part 1 of Creatine Monohydrate vs. Creatine Kre-Alkalyn, we discovered the two important things: Creatine monohydrate does not produce much waste product (creatinine). Since stomach acid…



Creatine Kre-Alkalyn vs. Monohydrate: Part 1

Last post I compared creatine monohydrate to creatine ethyl ester, and concluded that monohydrate definitely has the upper hand for multiple reasons. Just because something is new, doesn’t make it better (and much of the time “new” supplements don’t have the kind of research backing it up that “old” supplements do). Fortunately, though, the amount…



Creatine Ethyl Ester vs. Creatine Monohydrate – Which one is “better”?

Ever since creatine came out, it has been pushed as the next best thing after steroids, and for good reason: It is one of the only supplements that has a substantial amount of research behind it backing it up. Now, of course creatine will in no way, shape, or form, be comparable to anabolic steroids,…



What Protein Shakes Really Are and Do You Need to Buy Them?

Image provided by juanstermonster What are protein shakes?  There seems to be a lot of confusion among people on what exactly protein shakes are and what they do. Some people think that if you touch the stuff your muscles will grow twice their size, while others think that they are a complete waste of money.  What’s…



The Real Reason Why You Can’t Gain Weight

Image provided by Jo Christian Oterhals You hear it all the time: “I want to bulk up and gain some more muscle mass but I just can’t seem to gain any weight. I eat all the time but I never gain a pound. I think I’m just one of those people who will always be skinny…