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Protein supplements are, by far, the most popular category of supplements on the market. Conveniently providing high-quality protein, these products can easily be worked into your regular dietary routine in any number of ways.   But, along with that convenience, comes a pretty important question. How many times a day should you take protein supplements?   Not Just About Protein   The first thing to remember when discussing how to properly use protein supplements is that they are just suppleme...

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No discussion regarding sports nutrition would be complete without at least mentioning protein. And, if proteins come up, you're very likely to start talking about the quality of said macronutrient.   When that happens, there are generally two terms that get used: complete protein and incomplete protein. But what, exactly, do these phrases mean?   Measuring Protein Completeness   As you may or may not be aware, proteins are actually composed of many small substances called amino acids. In fac...

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People tend to view sleep as a time of complete inactivity, during which your body is simply resting from the previous day. Perhaps because of this perceived slow-down, some individuals are hesitant to eat anything soon before bed for fear that it will somewhat automatically get packed away as fat.   Here's the thing, though: that's not an accurate picture of sleep. And, because of this false impression, many are losing out on the true benefits of micellar casein – a sometimes overlooked milk...

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Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness, or DOMS, is a pretty standard feature of any workout routine. But, especially if you just started working out or are beginning a new routine, your DOMS can be so severe that it even limits your ability to move around throughout the day. Which is a problem.   So, people are always looking for new ways to help relieve this soreness that sets in the day after your workout. One of the things that many have tried is the simple, common protein powder. But, does it rea...

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Nutrition, like most aspects of health and fitness is a pretty complex topic. Often things are made much more confusing than they have to be – thanks in large part to the overwhelming amount of theories and blatant misinformation that bombard us daily.   Take, for example, the issue of protein distribution. Is it better to load most of your protein into just one meal? Or should your daily protein intake be spread out evenly over the course of the day? Does it even matter?   To Load or Not To ...

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Generally, people tend to associate whey protein powder with athletes or those looking to pack on some muscle.   The truth, however, is that this common nutritional supplement has a huge variety of potential benefits – particularly if it's a grass fed protein powder.   What are some of these extra, oft-forgotten perks? Why is grass fed protein powder superior than some of the other options out there?   Why Food Matters   Let's start with what makes grass fed protein powder different, since th...

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There are tons of different companies selling protein powders and – of course – each claims to have some distinct advantage.   But Naked Nutrition works hard to guarantee the absolute best product available and, to prove it, we're going to compare our protein powders with some of the others out there.   This week: Impact Whey Protein by Myprotein.   Sourcing   The first thing you should consider when comparing two different proteins is exactly where their protein comes from. Unfortunately, th...

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It's probably pretty safe to assume that you take whey protein powder because you know that it's good for you. You likely do not even consider the idea that whey could be hurting you in some way.   The sad – and dangerous – truth, though, is that many whey proteins are doing exactly that. How? What's the potential danger of taking whey? What can you do to keep yourself safe?   Hidden Ingredients   In 2010, trusted watchdog magazine Consumer Reports performed a detailed analysis of 15 popular ...

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Whey protein is the best-selling protein powder, but many people are satisfied to use it without knowing what makes it so great.   We’re going to breakdown the effects whey protein has on your body, and what to look for when shopping for a quality whey protein.   Number 1: Whey Supports Fat Loss   Whey protein supports fat loss in two major ways:   1. It improves metabolism through muscle building  2. It boosts an antioxidant called glutathione that protects cells and speeds muscular repair. ...

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Generally, when people look at the nutrition and ingredient information on a tub of whey protein, they're pretty much concerned with once thing: the protein content. And, really, this makes sense. After all, it is a protein supplement.   Knowing this, manufacturers do all they can to up the concentration of that all-important macronutrient in hopes of attracting and keeping customers. There's a pretty significant problem with this approach, though.   Whey is about much more than protein. Or, ...

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