What are Amino Acids?

Amino acids are the building blocks of protein and proteins are the building blocks of muscle tissues. Amino acids also play a critical role in many physiological processes like muscle size and strength gains, brain function, mood swings, energy production, and recovery after a workout.   Essential and Non-Essential...

Benefits of Fresh Meal Delivery for Dieters

The past couple of years, meal delivery services have been spotlighted due to its convenience, ease, and efficiency. Not only are home delivery services particularly beneficial for those with a busy lifestyle, but many people on a weight loss journey can remove the guesswork of counting calories and other...

What is Creatine?

Athletes use a creatine supplement because it enhances sports performance. Although available in organ meats, it’s hard to get enough in a dietary form to stimulate a noticeable improvement in performance. While the supplemental form of creatine is new, creatine itself was first discovered by Michel Eugène Chevreun  as far...

Tone Your Body Without Even Realizing It

Strenuous aerobic and anaerobic exercise is the reality for those looking for sustainable weight loss or muscle gain. However, lifting heavy things isn’t the end all and be all of exercising. There are various ways that you can exercise throughout your day, rev up your metabolism, and stimulate muscle...

Is There an Association with Sugar and Your Hunger?

There are many reasons as to why we crave sugar, with it even having an evolutionary basis. The brain loves sugar – real-time MRI scans of the brain show that consumption of sugar leads to a release of dopamine in the nucleus accumbens, the brain’s reward center. Not only...

What is Whey Protein?

There are two proteins in cows’ milk: whey and casein. When you add renin (an enzyme derived from calves stomachs), it acts as a coagulant. The milk then separates the two proteins into curds (the casein) and a liquid (the whey). Little Miss Muffet from the well-known nursery rhyme...