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5 Reasons Why A High Protein Diet Is Awesome

5 Reasons Why A High Protein Diet Is Awesome ¬†1.¬†Protein equals free calories Due to a process called the Thermic Effect of Food, 30% of all calories derived from protein is used just by the body to process that protein. … Continue reading

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Carbs, Protein And Their Connection To Weight and Fat Loss

Carbs, Protein And Their Connection To Weight and Fat Loss Carbohydrates like sugar, bread, and grains all raise the hormone insulin, which when persistently high, leads to fat gain. High insulin also drives up the hormone cortisol, which tells the … Continue reading

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How to Select a Protein Powder: 5 Questions to Consider

How to Select a Protein Powder: 5 Questions to Consider ¬† Do You Need Protein Powder? This is the first thing to consider when deciding to purchase a protein powder. As I have written about many times, protein is the … Continue reading

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Whey Protein vs. Casein Protein

Casein protein increases muscle protein synthesis slightly less than whey protein. However casein protein is far superior to whey in preventing muscle protein breakdown. The best bet is a blend of both types to cover the full range of their … Continue reading

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