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  • Fear of Fructose

    Fructose, or fruit sugar, has been getting a bad rep lately, primarily because of high-fructose corn syrup. Before HFC, fructose was...

    Becky HolmanMarch 11, 2012
  • Low-Carb Weight Loss vs. Heart Health

    Most diets these days, especially those of bodybuilders, tend to favor low carbs over lowfat plans, the previous trend. According to...

    Becky HolmanJanuary 20, 2012
  • Carbs, Exercise and the Fountain of Youth

    Cynthia Kenyon, Ph.D., of the University of California at San Francisco, recently conducted a study on genetic triggers of -lifespan. As...

    Becky HolmanJanuary 4, 2012
  • Milk: Fitness Food or Health Scourge?

    The Internet is the best and worst thing ever to happen to the fitness industry. You can find some very bright...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.December 27, 2011
  • Damage Control

    Glutathione is often called the master antioxidant. In fact, according to the June ’11 Better Nutrition, it’s the most powerful antioxidant...

    Becky HolmanDecember 23, 2011
  • Carnitine, Heat Shock Proteins and Muscle Mass

    Heat shock proteins, also referred to as stress proteins, are found in all cells. Under normal conditions HSPs patrol the cells...

    George Redmon, Ph.D., N.D.December 22, 2011
  • Is Fish Oil Anabolic?

    The recognition that omega-3 fatty acids are good for you came about when scientists compared the diet of native Inuit people...

    Jerry BrainumDecember 15, 2011
  • Protein and Carbs: Best Postworkout Mix?

    The notion that you must get a certain ratio of protein to carbohydrate following a workout is so widely accepted that...

    Jerry BrainumNovember 20, 2011
  • Proper Protein for the Health of It

    Wondering what your best source of protein is? Walk into any health food store, and you’re bowled over by the amazing...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.November 14, 2011
  • Casein vs. Whey: New Study

    Milk protein consists of two primary proteins: casein and whey, with casein accounting for 80 percent and whey 20 percent. In...

    Jerry BrainumOctober 10, 2011
  • Nutrition for Beginning Bodybuilders

    Q: You’re a great inspiration and my new role model. I’m 16, and I’ve been wanting to bulk up for two...

    John HansenJuly 20, 2011
  • BCAAs, Grapefruit and Fat Dogs

    The amount of scientific data on sports nutrition and supplementation is growing faster than a breast-feeding infant. If you blink, you’re...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.July 17, 2011
  • Whey Impressive

    The data on whey are amazing. It truly is the protein of choice for any serious athlete or bodybuilder. There’s more...

    Jose Antonio, Ph.D.May 23, 2011
  • Curb Carbs to Foil Fat

    Most bodybuilders reduce carb intake when they’re trying to get lean. Some bring their carbs down to almost zero, while others...

    Butch LebowitzMay 18, 2011
  • Protein for Fat Loss and Muscle Maintenance

    In fat cells leucine aids in the release of leptin, which turns off the hunger sensation.

    Jerry BrainumMay 16, 2011