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AVOIDING LONG-TERM WEIGHT GAIN


The average adult gains about a pound a year according to a study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers looked at the eating and lifestyle habits of 98,320 women and 22,557 men every 4 years for two decades and came up with some very interesting findings. The biggest factor associated with long-term…

BCAAS INCREASE PROTEIN SYNTHESIS


The labels of many protein products make a point of highlighting the amount of Branched Chain Amino Acids (BCAAs) each serving provides. The BCAAs are Leucine, Isoleucine and Valine, essential amino acids that can be absorbed directly into muscle tissue. A study recently published in the Journal of Nutrition details leucine’s importance to mTOR pathway activation, which…