As a “clean” eater, you probably know more than most people about protein, carbs and fats.   But, perhaps you’ve not given much thought to amino acids.   They’re actually essential for life. But, what are they?   Amino acids are the building blocks of protein.   Unlike carbs or fats, proteins need to…

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Have you ever heard the term “multi-dosing” as it relates to nutritional supplements? If not, you’re certainly not alone.   Not surprisingly, more than 99% of people do NOT multi-dose.  So, before I explain the rationale, allow me to offer some background.   A Little History…   Before World War II the extent of food…

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  You’ve probably known about multi-vitamins since you were a kid.   Everything from “One-a-Day” to “Flintstones” multi-vitamins have been available for decades.   But, let me ask you this.   Besides just hearing that they’re “good for you” do you know much about multi-vitamin supplements?   Have you ever wondered what goes into them? …

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Have you ever wondered why protein as well as other supplements often get a “bad rap?” Sometimes it’s deserved. But, quite often supplementation is unfairly maligned by a research study. Research conducted on nutritional supplementation can be biased or just plain wrong. The First Hint… Many coaches, trainers and athletes began to question the research on nutritional supplements about 20 years ago. …

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