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No Soy for Your (Grand-)Parents! Soy Blunts Strength Gains in 12-Week Resistance Training Study – Avg. Gains Approx. 30% Lower Than in Both Dairy and No Protein Group!


In view of  the anti-strength effects observed in the study at hand: It’s almost sarcastic that many of the proteins that are specifically marketed to older men and women contain soy protein. While most of you are probably interested in studies on young, resistance trained individuals, studies in older individuals is – and even I […]

Latest Low Fat News

Powdered peanut butter is low on fat, not flavor At first I stayed fairly traditional in my usage: I added a scoop to my chocolate or banana morning smoothie, or added it to cookie dough to make a lower-calorie peanut butter cookie. But it grew on me. Soon, I was adding it to curries and […]

Eddie Redmayne Wins Best Actor At The 2015 Oscars


The back-and-forth Best Actor race has a winner: Eddie Redmayne, who won the Oscar on Sunday night for playing Stephen Hawking in “The Theory of Everything.” Redmayne bested Steve Carell (“Foxcatcher”), Bradley Cooper (“American Sniper”), Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Imitation Game”) and Michael Keaton (“Birdman”) for the honor, but it was Keaton who posed the stiffest […]

Will Melatonin Reduce Your Testosterone Levels? A Review of the Existing Evidence With Clinical Studies That Say…


Do you risk all of these benefits of T that have been illustrated artistically by if you take melatonin supplements? I have written about the multitude of beneficial health effects which range from improvements in sleep quality over its beneficial effects on glucose and lipid metabolism to its potential cancer protective effects more than once; […]

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