Category: Science

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Animal Protein Still Preferred Over Plant

Animal Protein Still Preferred Over Plant

by Matt Weik If you’ve been paying attention to my articles over the past year, you’d know that I’ve been covering the evolution and shift of c [...]
Lumosity vs Video Games for Brain Training

Lumosity vs Video Games for Brain Training

by Matt Weik I won’t lie, I downloaded Lumosity about a year ago and used it for a couple of weeks. Some of the games were entertaining, while [...]
Coffee and caffeine can help prevent depression

Coffee and caffeine can help prevent depression

Women who drink a couple of cups of coffee every day are less likely to develop depression than women who drink no coffee. American nutritionists [...]
Betaine May Make Muscles and Bones Stronger

Betaine May Make Muscles and Bones Stronger

Betaine, a bodybuilding supplement, which has been shown in small studies to have an anabolic effect on muscle tissue, may also help to strengthen [...]
Q10 & Selenium Supplementation Raises IGF-1 Levels by 20%

Q10 & Selenium Supplementation Raises IGF-1 Levels by 20%

Supplementation with selenium - a trace element that most westerners don't consume enough of - and the co-enzyme Q10 boosts the IGF-1 level by alm [...]
Tongkat Ali boosts testosterone and muscle strength

Tongkat Ali boosts testosterone and muscle strength

Tongkat Ali is an interesting supplement for athletes over the age of 55. Ralf Henkel of the University of the Western Cape in South African and [...]
Adrafinil Explored

Adrafinil Explored

by Anthony Roberts Adrafinil is a drug originally developed to improve attention, mood, and (primarily) wakefulness. As you might expect, those [...]
Caffiene Study Gone Wrong

Caffiene Study Gone Wrong

by Matt Weik When researchers begin a study or trial, generally every piece of the study has been laid out and double checked to ensure the saf [...]
Finasteride Explained

Finasteride Explained

by Anthony Roberts Propecia (finasteride) is one of those drugs that we've seen around the steroid community for decades, but hasn't really bee [...]
Paleo diet – Make sure to take these supplements as well

Paleo diet – Make sure to take these supplements as well

The diet that nutritionists most love to hate, the paleo diet, is an excellent weight-loss diet, and has no negative effects on the cardiovascular s [...]
Nicotinamide riboside extends life expectancy and rejuvenates muscles

Nicotinamide riboside extends life expectancy and rejuvenates muscles

On boards and forums you can read posts by bodybuilders and fitness fanatics who experiment with daily doses of 500 mg nicotinamide riboside. It's [...]
Krill oil supplementation: big boost to HDL and lower LDL

Krill oil supplementation: big boost to HDL and lower LDL

Are your cholesterol levels worsening? Are you a candidate for statins and you'd prefer not to be? In that case, a human study that Canadian resea [...]
Carbs at night does not increase performance

Carbs at night does not increase performance

Endurance athletes who eat extra carbs at night, just before going to sleep, won't perform better the next day. But they will burn a little less f [...]
Don’t do cardio and strength training the same day

Don’t do cardio and strength training the same day

There are 1001 arguments to do both strength training and cardio training, but it's also crystal clear that the types of training can compromise eac [...]
Increased vitamin uptake from supplements with Ester-C

Increased vitamin uptake from supplements with Ester-C

Ester C is eight times more expensive per mg than ordinary vitamin C, but also works considerably better than the regular variety. That's the mess [...]
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