Protein and Amino Acids - Page 2 of 8

What’s the Best Protein Powder: Whey, Soy or Casein?

If you’re into weight training or any sort of athletic activity, you probably don’t need to be “sold” on the benefits of supplementing with a protein powder. Protein powders are, quite frankly, the cornerstone of any nutrition program—at least the nutrition program of those of you attempting to consume a minimum 1 gram of protein per pound of bodyweight daily. They allow you to “fill in the gaps”...

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Prolab Lean Mass Complex Meal Replacement Shake Review!

Note: Lean Mass Complex has been discontinued. Prolab’s Lean Mass Complex (formerly called Lean Mass Matrix) is one of the more comprehensively-formulated meal replacement products (MRPs) on the market today. While I am a fan of the convenience offered by MRPs, many lower cost brands are chock-full of cheap, high glycemic fillers. Not so with this product; there does appear to have been a real effort to develop a quality product...

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EAS Myoplex Meal Replacement Powder Review: Is Myoplex The Best MRP?

EAS’ Myoplex meal replacement shake is probably the reigning king of meal replacement supplements! There are two reasons why… first, while EAS didn’t invent the MRP (it was Met-Rx who was responsible for this) they were largely responsible for introducing them to the mainstream marketplace. Secondly… Myoplex shakes taste fantastic! I think the Myoplex shake is the richest, creamiest, thickest, and very likely...

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Meal Replacement Supplements (MRPS): The Ultimate High Protein “Meal-On-The-Go”

Meal replacement supplements (MRPS) are ideal for bodybuilders, dieters, the time pressured. Heck, just about everyone could be using one. And yet, meal replacement supplements rarely see use outside of bodybuilding circles—a huge shame really. Meal replacement supplements are high in quality proteins and nutrients, moderate in calories, and relatively cost-effective, especially in you are in the habit of buying meals. If you are new...

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Glutamine Review: Appetite Suppressant, Craving KIller & More!

L- glutamine is an amino acid. It’s also probably my most favorite supplement of all time, one I take pretty much all the time. No, L-glutamine is not sexy. You won’t find it commanding full-page ads in your favorite health & fitness or body building magazines. And nobody talks about it much. But really, it is an amazing supplement that anyone — the dieter, the fitness fanatic and body builder, the chronically...

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Review: Labrada Lean Body Meal Replacement Powder (MRP)

Labrada brand Lean Body meal replacement powders (MRPs) come in a small variety of flavors (chocolate, vanilla, chocolate peanut butter, and strawberry) and offer all the usual benefits inherent to meal replacements. They’re also available in a specially formulated blend for women, called “Lean Body for Her” and a breakfast formula, the “Lean Body Instant Breakfast Shake.” In this review, we’ll...

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