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muscles

Food & nutrition
July 31, 2017

Why more bodybuilders are using pea powder

Whey has been the go-to for fueling up on protein for years, but now there’s a new(ish) kid on the block. Make way for pea protein – a dairy- and gluten-free, plant-based protein made from dried and ground yellow split peas. Pea protein is becoming a firm favourite amongst the health-conscious. It’s showing up in energy drinks, protein bars and shakes, cereals, pastas and even potato chips. With its ever-growing popularity, it raises the question: ‘Is pea the new whey?’ Pea protein vs. whey protein Both pea protein and whey are considered complete proteins because they contain all nine essential…
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Food & nutrition
February 6, 2015

Supplements: Building you up or breaking you down?

Supplements claim that they are able to increase your muscle mass, melt away body fat and boost endurance – and we buy them without speaking to an expert because we’re willing to do anything we can to get the results we want. But, are you getting professional advice about these body chemistry enhancers before you pop them with your morning smoothie? If you answered, NO, stop now and speak to a health professional! (more…)
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