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Whey Protein Lowers Cholesterol

Whey Protein Lowers Cholesterol

You Probably Didn’t Know This….Whey Protein Lowers Cholesterol.  How can that even be possible you may be wondering. Ask any dietician, nutritionist or health professional - we did! - and most didn’t know the research behind this claim.  Cholesterol is found in your blood and can be described as a waxy substance. Your body needs cholesterol to build healthy cells, but you want to avoid high cholesterol levels as that can increase your risk for heart disease. The higher the cholesterol level, the more fatty deposits accumulate in your blood vessels. We have all seen the photos of clogged arteries and...

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The 4-1-1 on BCAA's

Why take BCAAs? If you think bodybuilders are the only ones who are in search of BCAAs, times have changed. The human body contains 20 different amino acids that make up thousands of different proteins. None of the 20 are considered essential amino acids, meaning they cannot be made by your body and must be obtained through your everyday diet or supplementation. Of these nine essential amino acids, three are the branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs): leucine, isoleucine and valine. Why are BCAA’s so beneficial to your health? Let’s talk leucine! Leucine has been shown to support muscle growth and increase...

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Fuel-5 Strawberry Jam

What You’ll Need 1 quart strawberries 3 tablesppons brown sugar 2 scoops fuel 5 1/5 cup water 1 gelatin sheet or packet Dissolve fuel 5. Reserve .5 a cup for later. You will need it to make the gelatin with. Add the rest of the liquid plus 2 cups of water and the strawberries. Add 1 cup of sugar. Once the liquid comes to a boil reduce heat by half. In a separate bowl add your gelatin and warmed liquid dissolve and add to your main pot

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6 Tips to avoid getting sick!

Wash your hands, and do it often! Wash your hands with soap and water, and then follow up with an alcohol based hand sanitizer for added protection. Wash your hands before and after eating, working out, and visiting public places like the grocery store, bank, restrooms etc. Clean your cell phone. Cell phones go with us everywhere; They come in contact with our hands, face, back pocket...you get the picture. According to USA Today our smartphones are 7 times dirtier than a toilet seat. Yuck. To clean your phone mix rubbing alcohol with distilled water and pour into a small...

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