Category Archive for "Protein"

incomplete proteins

DO INCOMPLETE PROTEINS BUILD MUSCLE & SHOULD YOU COUNT THEM?

Whether you’re following a plant-based diet or are just trying to figure out how to properly track your daily macronutrient intake, the question of complete vs. incomplete protein is one that springs up quite often. Should you count incomplete proteins…

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soy protein testosterone

DOES SOY PROTEIN LOWER TESTOSTERONE LEVELS IN MEN?

The idea that men should avoid soy protein has been a pretty commonly accepted “fact” in the bodybuilding and fitness community for quite some time. For years it’s been said that soy protein will increase estrogen levels and lower testosterone…

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THE BEST PROTEIN SOURCES FOR BUILDING MUSCLE AND LOSING FAT

Protein is without a doubt the most vital nutrient for those trying to build lean muscle and melt off body fat. Protein is a macronutrient that is made up of a chain of smaller building blocks called amino acids. After…

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IS THERE A MAXIMUM PROTEIN INTAKE LIMIT PER MEAL?

The bodybuilding world is full of an endless number of well-accepted “truths” that most lifters blindly incorporate into their programs without questioning them first. A common “truth” is the idea of a maximum protein intake limit per meal, usually in…

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