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The holidays are a notoriously difficult time when it comes to weight loss and fitness in general.   Not only do the typical festivities include lots of carb-rich foods and alcohol, but you've likely been extremely busy – making it nearly impossible for you to keep up with any healthy routine you may have had in the preceding months.   But New Year's Day has come and gone, marking the end of that particular time of year. Now it's time to start over.   This time of year, many people are beginn...

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For the fitness-minded parent, it’s a pretty exciting moment when their children begin to take an interest in exercise and nutrition. But, at that same time, it can be a little scary.   After all, a child's needs are vastly different from those of a full-grown adult. First, you want for your children to be as healthy as possible and want to give them the tools they need to achieve that goal.   So, where do protein powders fit into that mix? For many adults, protein powders are useful, conven...

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As you look through the incredible and baffling selection of protein powders on the market, one of the many factors that you’re going to have to consider is flavor. Protein powders can be designed to taste like strawberries, cheesecake, plain old vanilla and a host of other options. And, you can pick up unflavored protein powders, too.    But, why would anyone want a flavorless protein powder? Are there any advantages to either flavored or unflavored protein powders? And most importantly, whi...

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With all the different descriptors that can tacked on to whey and other supplements, it's easy to just sort of overlook some of the claims decorating food labels.   But, is it really a good idea to overlook all of them? What about organic whey protein? Is it any healthier than the standard varieties?   Think About the Source   All whey comes from milk – typically cow’s, but goat's milk is also sometimes used. In reality, the classic white substance, is actually made up of two key portions: on...

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People take protein powders for lots of reasons – to balance out their diet, to help them lose weight, even as a general-health supplement. By far, however, the most common use for protein powders is to encourage muscle growth.   But there are tons of different protein powders out there. So, which is the best protein powder for muscle gain? What should you look for?   Consider the Source   Protein powders can be made from all sorts of, sometimes unexpected, foods. Most typically, however, the...

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We get a lot of questions here at Naked Nutrition about how to choose between Naked Pea and Naked Rice, and also questions concerning why we don’t offer other vegan options like hemp and soy.   In this post we are going to break down the difference between these types of protein powders to help determine the best protein powder for vegans.   Pea Protein   Pea protein, as you can guess, is a 100 percent plant based protein that is naturally fat and cholesterol free. Pea protein is easily diges...

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Among the many protein sources on the market, the two best-known are the milk proteins whey and casein.   Although, whey tends to get most of the attention, casein protein powder is as equally useful and important when it comes to reaching your health and fitness goals.   But what exactly is casein? Should you be using it?     Starting With Milk   As mentioned, both whey and casein are milk proteins, existing in about a 20/80 ratio in milk, respectively. To fully understand how these two comp...

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For some reason, Americans are only just starting to get comfortable with goat's milk and its products. Cows rule the dairy landscape here.   Increasingly, however, goat’s milk, cheese and even whey are becoming common. Seeing that, you might wonder: What's the difference? How does goat whey protein compare to the traditional cow whey protein?   The Similarities   First, let's start with what makes them similar products.     Of course, the process that creates them is the same: Milk (from a ...

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