Mustard For Protein Synthesis? - AnabolicMinds.com
    • Mustard For Protein Synthesis?


      By Dean Stattmann Flex

      We say mustard, you think hot dog. It’s OK—that kind of thinking is hard-coded into Americans at birth, but just
 try to focus, because everyone’s second-favorite condiment is
 about to get some cred of its own. According to research, consuming homobrassinolide, a class of plant steroids found in the mustard plant, produces a stimulatory effect on protein synthesis in muscle cells, triggering a response similar to anabolic steroids.
The study, which was published 
in The FASEB Journal, revealed
 that, when administered to rats, homobrassinolide produced
a profound anabolic effect by amplifying protein synthesis and curbing muscle protein degradation, resulting in significant increases in lean muscle mass as well as the size and number of muscle fibers. Furthermore, a grip strength test revealed additional performance-enhancing effects.

      By the end of the 24-day study, the rats had significantly increased both their lean body mass and muscle strength. Homobrassinolide comes from the mustard plant, 
so it’s important to consider 
the amount of processing that goes into the mustard that you choose. Pass up the bright yellow stuff for something a little more wholesome and natural with as little processing—at least as far
as you can tell from the label—as possible, and use it to spice up your post-workout meals.

      Reference: D. Esposito et al., The FASEB Journal, 25(10):3708, 2011.

      Source: http://www.flexonline.com/nutrition/...ean-mr-mustard
      Comments 5 Comments
      1. Danimozz's Avatar
        Danimozz -
        So the real question on everyone's mind is how much mustard are we looking to eat? And does this surpress natural hormone production
      1. z00k's Avatar
        z00k -
        I can't even imagine how much mustard you would have to consume o.0

        What kind of PCT should we be going with here?
      1. ka0tik's Avatar
        ka0tik -
        Originally Posted by z00k View Post
        I can't even imagine how much mustard you would have to consume o.0

        What kind of PCT should we be going with here?
        1 jar of grey poupon, 3 times daily with meals for 10 weeks. Follow it with 4 weeks of nolva and you should be HUGE!! Haha
      1. Danimozz's Avatar
        Danimozz -
        Originally Posted by ka0tik View Post

        1 jar of grey poupon, 3 times daily with meals for 10 weeks. Follow it with 4 weeks of nolva and you should be HUGE!! Haha
        I loled at this
      1. snagencyV2.0's Avatar
        snagencyV2.0 -
        uh oh..now the real secret of snags is out.



        mustard mania, ftw

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