The most awesome supplement encyclopedia just got better. Today Examine.com added what they call the Human Effect Matrix. Here is what it is: It tries to answer the question “Does Supplement X help with Y?” And what’s more, the Human Effect Matrices are also available on the effect pages themselves. So if you want to know which supplement […]
If you have been around you know that I have been recommending Examine.com a couple of times in the past. The guys behind it keep constantly improving the site, sifting through studies and assessing efficacies. They added over 9,350 unique citations so far. It has become my go to resource for supplement information. From now on, whenever I mention, creatine […]
US only: People are putting together a spreadsheet that compares cost per grams of protein. More: Check out the big Protein Powder Test.
Over at reddit people are putting together a spreadsheet to compare protein powder prizes. Check it out and help entering your best protein deals. Google Docs Spreadsheet
Update: Here is another test. A while back redditor physicistjedi offered to test the content of whey protein powders. People sent in their little samples. And now here are the results (Google Docs Spreadsheet), thread here. Because solubility plays a big part in measuring the protein content, he assigned a solubility index to each of the probes. […]
Have you recently taken a look at Examine.com? It’s been a while since I first mentioned the supplement wiki. And it has grown quite a bit. Here for example is the entry on fish oil. Also, one of the creators, Silverhydra, offered some interesting insights he got, putting the fish oil page together.
Speisequark (or just Quark) is a pretty popular protein snack among bodybuilders here in in Germany / Europe. I don’t know what it’s called in English. Quark? Curd cheese? Macros for 100 grams of Quark Calories: 68 Protein: 12.2 g Carbohydrates: 3.9 g Fats: 0.3 g (0.2 g of which are saturated fats) Fiber: 0g Natrium: 0.05 g And since […]
Ric Drasin breaks down the typical 70’s Bodybuilding Diet. Besides raiding all the nearby All You Can Eat places he, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Dave Draper stuck to a dead simple high fat, high protein and low carb diet. Protein came from foods and not so much from supplements. Bread, pasta, potatoes and rice were a no no. […]
Charles Poliquin has a couple of good reasons to watch your magnesium intake. Certainly one of the most important nutrients needed by the human body, magnesium is involved in all of these issues, as well as at least 300 essential biochemical reactions, including protein synthesis, testosterone production, insulin sensitivity, calcium absorption, and regulation of the […]