Posts Tagged 'protein'

Nutrition: Why Protein Matters, by Dr. John Berardi

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I highly suggest reading the full article, found here:

http://www.precisionnutrition.com/protein-limit

If you don’t have time (or want to get your interest peaked), here’s a great synopsis:

Why Protein Matters, by Dr. John Berardi

Muscle protein synthesis isn’t the only reason to eat more protein.  There’s satiety, the thermogenic effects, the impact on the immune system, and more (see below).

Plus, there are probably a few benefits science can’t measure yet.  I say the last part because there’s so much experiential evidence ...

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Why Infomercials Lie

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Yesterday, on my Facebook page, I posted this saying: “The faster you want to lose weight, the more intense you have to be, the more focused, and the more prepared.”

True quick weight loss is not something that can be easy- “3 minutes a day to rock hard abs!” or “This diet will have you losing 10 ...

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Heavy Metals in Your Protein Powder?

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As you know, I have partnered with Prograde Nutrition because I truly believe in their company.

So I’m not surprised at all to see them release this amazing report on what’s really going on with Protein Powders these days.

You’ve probably seen some of those crazy reports about protein powders being dangerous. If not, what happened is that Consumer Reports released a study they had done, looking at levels of certain toxins in some protein powders, and a few of the bigger ...

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Not Just the Calories

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When it comes to weight loss, there’s a fact out there that is very pervasive.  In fact, we all know this little tidbit, even if we don’t follow all of the advice in all the magazines.  However, the fact in and of itself isn’t the whole story.

That fact is contained in this sentence: “It’s all about calories in, calories out.”

First off, let’s explain a calorie.  One food calorie is technically a kilocalorie (kcal). An actual Calorie is much, much larger.  ...

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Good Reasons to Eat Protein

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Dr. John Berardi, author of Precision Nutrition and published nutrition scientist, has just released a new article that looks at the amount of protein a person should consume in each meal.  Two recent studies just showed that 20-30 grams per meal was all that was needed, regardless of the person, for muscle synthesis (muscle-building). However, Dr. Berardi puts up some good claims to refute that.  To read the full article, please Continue Reading ?

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Eating Well or Forget It?

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One of the things that seems the most difficult when it comes to weight loss is the nutrition. We can talk about it all you like, but until the following things are followed, a workout with Carrannmor Fitness is just going to be canceled out in the weight loss department.

1. Drink More Water.

Go do it right now. Go on. I’ll wait until you’ve had some.

There. Now you’ll feel better. Minimum requirements for water intake ...

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