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 they a common [...]
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 products. This has led to the misconception [...]
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 make choosing the best protein sources for muscle [...]
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 lean meat [...]
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 and 1.5 grams of protein per kilogram [...]
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 three or four protein shakes a day, while [...]
Essential Protein Sources
By Nancy Rodriguez // Director of sports nutrition programs at the University of Connecticut Want to reap the most benefits from protein in your diet? Read below to find out [...]