Protein

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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Good Protein Bars, Decoded: 5 Signs a Bar is Worth Eating

Good Protein Bars, Decoded: 5 Signs a Bar is Worth Eating

Here’s the first thing you need to know when you go browsing the health bar aisle looking for options that are actually good for you: Not all protein bars are created equal. And — if we’re being blunt — most bars that are labeled as being “healthy” have more in common with a candy bar than a handful of kale ...

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5 Studies I’d Like to See

5 Studies I’d Like to See

Imagine money is no object. Imagine you wield absolute control over the scientific community and can direct it to run whichever study you desire. If you can dream it up, they’ll get the subjects, produce the money, and make it happen. All you need to come up with is the overarching design. What would you choose? What do you wonder? ...

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