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Plant based protein is full of advantages.

Plant-Based Protein Versus Whey for Athletes

The protein wars seem to be in full swing. Whey protein supplements have had a stranglehold on the market for decades, but other sources are cropping up for a host of reasons. From beef, chicken, and fish to rice, hemp, and peas, protein manufacturers are now offering many types of protein supplements to choose from, and the public is starting to take notice. Whether you have food sensitivities, demand higher quality products, or make your choices based on taste, the field has grown and some new kids have moved in on the block. Plant-based protein is one source that has turned many heads.

Plant protein boasts several advantages over animal-based sources, and has many benefits not widely known by the muscle-building community. read more

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How the Western Diet Triggers Weight Gain

“I’m always hungry.”  That is one of the most common refrains I hear from clients. We’re in the midst of an obesity epidemic, where caloric surplus is the norm, yet we’re still chronically hungry and looking for energy throughout the day. Experts trying to solve the crisis seem to have created a new battleground as “diet wars” now rage online and in academia over which diet and macronutrient ratio is best to combat weight gain. read more