Why are EFAs important for muscle growth?


Essential fatty acids help facilitate muscle growth in a number of ways. One such way is through the formation of eicosanoids –molecules which exert control over bodily systems such as immunity and inflammation, and act as molecular messenger in the CNS (central nervous system). Eicosanoids can also be classified into prostaglandins, leukotrienes and thromboxanes. Prostaglandins…

EATING FREQUENCY & WEIGHT LOSS


One popular weight loss theory suggests that if you eat five small meals spaced evenly throughout the day, you’ll burn more calories than you would sticking with the traditional breakfast, lunch and dinner. A study published in the journal Nutrition attempts to debunk that idea using 24 normal weight and obese female subjects between the ages of…