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6 On-the-Go Protein-Packed Foods

Whether you're an athlete or just always on the go, you need energy to get through the day. And the best place to get that boost isn't from some...

Protein Bar or Candy Bar: Can You Guess Which Is Which?

According to the Nutrition Business Journal, the US supplement industry is a 37-million dollar industry. That includes sports nutrition such as protein...

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...

3 High-Protein Sources You're Missing

Walk into any vitamin shop or even grocery store and you'll no doubt find a section dedicated to foods marketed as high protein sources of nutrition....

Does a Vegan Diet Contain Enough Protein for Athletes?

Conventional wisdom states that in order to be healthy people, especially athletes, need a diet rich in animal-based proteins like meat and dairy pr...

Consuming Protein to Build Muscle

When you want to build muscle, including protein in your diet is critical. However, countless protein supplement advertisements in the media can mak...

Satisfy Your Protein Needs Off the Grill

Nothing evokes summer like the smell of BBQ and charcoal. And what better way to satisfy your protein needs than to fire up the grill and cook some ...

How Much Protein Do Athletes Need?

Protein provides amino acids to the muscles, which they need to rebuild, recover and gain size and strength. Experts recommend consuming between .8 ...

Protein and Your Diet

A critical misconception is the belief that you need a protein supplement to meet your daily nutritional requirements. Some athletes are drinking ...

Basketball Nutrition Plan

Your endurance, explosiveness, skill and speed all depend on the quality of fuel you put in your body. The better the fuel source, the better your...

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