Nutrition

Curb Your Veganism

by Robert Novitsky Starting Strength Health fads come and go in developed countries, like ours here in the United States, but some have teeth. Among them, veganism carries staying power in our society, and a lot of it has to do with legitimate concerns for animal welfare and environmental sustainability. I’m not here to dump on these …
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Japanese sake: the new pick-me-up? Yeast strain makes fatigue-fighting ornithine

Science Daily Fans of sake, the traditional Japanese alcoholic beverage, may have even more reason to enjoy it now: Japanese scientists have discovered that a mutant strain of sake yeast produces high levels of the amino acid ornithine. In a study published this month in Metabolic Engineering, researchers from the Nara Institute of Science and Technology …
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LIFT HEAVY? THEN YOU NEED THIS CHEAP PROTEIN

A New Function for Collagen Peptides by TC Luoma T-Nation The subject of collagen supplementation creates very little buzz in the weightlifting world, which is downright weird. Hell, it’s the main component of connective tissue, which includes ligaments, tendons, and cartilage and accounts for roughly 25 to 30% of the protein mass in the human body. If …