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What is a “High-Quality” Protein?

What is a “High-Quality” Protein?

You’ve probably heard that you need more protein in your diet — and for good reason. You might think of protein as the main building block for muscle, but it’s so much more. Protein is also essential for maintaining a strong immune system, bones, tendons, and is responsible for many metabolic reactions. There is also clear relationship between protein and ...

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What is Collagen Good For, Really?

What is Collagen Good For, Really?

Until recently, a collagen supplement was something that you’d put on your body, not in it. For decades, people have used collagen topically in anti-aging creams. But recently there’s been a spike in collagen everything: pills and powders, whey-collagen supplement combos, bone broth, and other collagen-infused products. Why the surge? Collagen comes with some lofty health claims. Some suggest that ...

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How to Build Muscle on a Vegetarian Diet

How to Build Muscle on a Vegetarian Diet

Figuring out what buttons to push to meet your own nutrition needs can be difficult and stressful. With so many food choices, claims, and hype — not to mention specific eating preferences, allergies, and food sensitivities — it’s no surprise that consistently eating well is a big hurdle.  Following a vegetarian diet is a common approach for most people looking to ...

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