Category: Nutrition

Side Effects and Plant-Based Supplements

/ Posted 09.01.2014

As I’ve noted frequently in this column, there is a huge demand for supplements that have the ability to boost … continue reading

Thermogenesis: How to Lose Weight While You Eat

/ Posted 08.31.2014

I know, I know—I hate cheesy titles too. Sorry, but, how do you grab people’s attention with a topic like … continue reading

What’s So Special About Vitamin K?

/ Posted 08.30.2014

We hear a lot about vitamins A, B, C, D and E, but what about the ones found farther down … continue reading

Healing Properties of Cabbage

/ Posted 08.27.2014

You see it in the market and most commonly prepared in a side dish of American coleslaw; however, this vegetable … continue reading

Lean Turkey Wraps

/ Posted 08.24.2014

Being a competitive bodybuilder and a fitness professional for more than 25 years, I’m always searching for (and asked about) … continue reading

Paleo Diet vs Traditional Diets

/ Posted 08.22.2014

Before I get into the above subjects, I want to mention a small format change. With so much to say … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 08.21.2014

Greek yogurt has been named “the single best food for shedding pounds” by Harvard researchers. According to the December ’13 … continue reading

Can You Eat Too Much Protein?

/ Posted 08.19.2014

Can you eat too much protein? An interesting question that suggests a second question: When does “too much” actually occur? … continue reading

Size Building Supplements

/ Posted 08.18.2014

POWER TEST Power Test from Muscle-Meds is an advanced anabolic and anticatabolic testosterone complex designed exclusively for bodybuilders and hardcore … continue reading

Latest Research On Chromium

/ Posted 08.15.2014

Chromium is an essential trace mineral, which means it’s required for human nutrition but in small amounts. The notion that … continue reading

Muscle-Building Science

/ Posted 07.29.2014

Someone once wrote that “bodybuilding isn’t rocket science,” which implies that bodybuilding training is simplistic and requires no thinking or … continue reading

Why should I include fat in my diet?

/ Posted 07.25.2014

Q: Why should I include fat in my diet? A: You must include fat in your diet unless you wish … continue reading

5 Reasons Not To Eat Soy

/ Posted 07.23.2014

Bottom line: Soy is for dorks, particularly misinformed dorks. Here are five reasons not to eat soy: Reason 1: Soy … continue reading

Live Longer, Stronger, Leaner

/ Posted 07.22.2014

The latest research has been all over TV, talk radio and the Internet—so we won’t keep you in suspense. It … continue reading

Caffeinated Gum for Workouts

/ Posted 07.21.2014

Who doesn’t like chewing gum? Exactly. Most everyone loves the rubbery stuff. It’s great while you work; it’s great when … continue reading

SMART Gluten-Free Oatmeal Bars

/ Posted 07.18.2014

Forward Foods, LLC, maker of the award-winning Detour bar, has released a new line of natural, gluten-free, whole-grain oatmeal bars. … continue reading

Glutamine Can Get You Growing

/ Posted 07.14.2014

You may have heard about or even taken this amino acid, but do you have any idea of how important … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 07.13.2014

Circumen, an active compound in the spice turmeric, may help heal depression. According to the January ’14 Prevention, just 1,000 … continue reading

Coffee Compounds Assist Heart Health

/ Posted 07.10.2014

The cells in the lining of blood vessels, known as the endothelium, perform many functions, including maintaining the elasticity of … continue reading

Street-Smart Fat Intake

/ Posted 07.05.2014

In Part 1 I suggested a surefire way to obtain essential fatty acids from supplements, getting the most nutritional bang … continue reading

The Amazing Alt(ernate) Burger

/ Posted 07.04.2014

Nutrition for prime-time bodybuilders is a bit different from that for younger athletes. Many studies have shown that we need … continue reading

Whey: Can It Prevent Obesity and Diabetes?

/ Posted 07.03.2014

Some bodybuilders never use protein supplements, preferring instead to get all their protein from food sources, such as meat, fish … continue reading

Street Smart Fat Intake

/ Posted 06.30.2014

Fats are under-appreciated, misunderstood and often considered the nutritional bad boys of the macronutrients. The reality is that fats are … continue reading

Spirulina: Even Good for Bodybuilders

/ Posted 06.28.2014

Spirulina is a blue green-algae that can protect the brain, reduce liver fat and even help you exercise better. Though … continue reading

Late-Night Munchies

/ Posted 06.25.2014

We have all suffered from late-night snack attacks, but what are the best late-night hunger crushers for bodybuilders? According to … continue reading

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