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Is Greek Yogurt Actually Healthy?

Perhaps no food has enjoyed a greater boom in popularity during the last half decade than Greek yogurt. Once a rarity inside U.S. supermarkets, Gree...

What Are Amino Acids?

Amino acids. You've probably heard those words before, but do you really know what they mean? Where do they come from? What do they do? Why are th...

What is Whey Protein?

Whey protein. If you've ever stepped foot in a weight room, odds are you've heard those two words. Whey protein is super popular with anyone looking to...

Leucine: Cutting Weight with the Alpha of the Aminos

Cutting weight is arguably the most important time to pay ever-so-close attention to an athlete's diet. Cut too much of the wrong nutrient and you may...

4 Amazing Benefits of Protein

With only four calories per gram, protein is a valuable macronutrient needed for energy production and satiation. Along with these benefits, protein...

The Vegetarian Athlete: Combining Foods for Peak Performance

As if vegetarians didn't have enough diet difficulties, consider the special challenges faced by vegetarian athletes. High-intensity activity requir...

The Power of Whey Protein

By Sarah Gearhart Whey protein, a naturally complete protein extracted from milk, promotes muscle growth and repairs lean muscle tissue. It's easy to...

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