supplements

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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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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